India sees slight increase in Covid cases

New Delhi, April 24 (KMS): India witnessed a slight increase in Covid-19 cases on Sunday, with 2,593 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, according to the latest data released by the Indian Health Ministry.

This marks the fifth consecutive day India recorded more than 2,000 coronavirus infections.

With Sunday’s numbers, the number of active cases in the country is now at 15,873. The daily positivity rate stands at 0.56 per cent.

The death toll has climbed to 522,193 with 44 fatalities recorded in the last 24 hours.

A total of 1,755 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, which pushed the total recoveries to 42,519,479 across the country.