India records 5,700 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi, September 17 (KMS): India logged a single day rise of 5,747 infections, taking the tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,45,28,524, while the active cases increased to 46,848, according to the Indian health ministry data updated on Saturday.

The death toll climbed to 5,28,302 with 29 fatalities, which include 13 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The 16 new deaths recorded in the last 24 hours include four from Karnataka and two each from Kerala, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.

The active cases comprise 0.11 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.71 per cent, the health ministry said.

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