India reports 17,315 fresh coronavirus cases
With 17,135 new coronavirus infections reported in a day, India’s infection tally rose to 4,40,67,144, while the active cases have declined to 1,37,057, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The COVID-19 death toll has climbed to 5,26,477 with 47 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.49 per cent, the ministry said.
A decrease of 2,735 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.