India reports 31,382 fresh coronavirus cases

India daily Covid chart saw marginal improvement as the country recorded 31,382 cases today. The country also witnessed 318 deaths during the period, according to the Health Ministry. Active cases comprise 0.89 per cent of the total infections.

Kerala contributed 19,682 fresh cases and 152 deaths, which took the caseload to 45,79,310 and fatalities to 24,191. The number of people who recovered from the infection since Wednesday was 20,510. There are currently 4,75,103 people under surveillance in various districts, of whom 4,52,282 are in home or institutional quarantine and 22,821 in hospitals.

With 3,320 new cases, Maharashtra’s infection tally has risen to 65,34,557. The state also reported 61 fresh virus-related deaths, taking the total number of dead to 1,38,725. Maharashtra now has 39,191 active cases.

The active cases comprise of 0.89 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March last year. 62.73% of total infections reported last week were from Kerala alone, which is also the only state with over 1 lakh active Covid cases.