India reports 6,168 fresh coronavirus cases

With 6,168 new coronavirus infections reported in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,44,42,507, even as the active cases declined to 59,210, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.

Till date 5,27,932 people have perished to the infection, including 21 fatalities recorded in the last 24 hours, which took into account two deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.13 per cent of the total infections, with 98.68 per cent of the once infected people able to fight off the infection, the health ministry said.

A decline of 3,538 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.