Covid-19 - India tally crosses 3.6 lakh with 12881 new cases and 334 deaths
in last 24 hours
India’s Covid-19 case fatality rate or the proportion of death to the total number of
cases has gone up to 3.4% from 2.9% with the jump in the death toll.
The number of coronavirus disease cases reached India recorded 3,66,946 on
Thursday after the country recorded 12,881 fresh cases in the last 24 hours.
THe Union health ministry update at 8 am showed 334 deaths in the said period
and the overall fatalities to be 12,237. There are 1,60,384 active cases and 1,94,324
cured or discharged.
The death toll surged after Delhi and Maharashtra took into account hundreds of
fatalities that were pending review, officials have said.
The country had recorded its first fatality in March when the Covid-19 infection tally
was a little over 70.