India Records 43,071 New Cases, 955 More Deaths


Guwahati: India reported 43,071 new cases of coronavirus and 955 related deaths on Sunday, according to the latest health ministry update. This increased the country’s cumulative tally to 3,05,45,433 and 4,02,005 fatalities.

The active caseload has declined to 4,85,350 while the recovery rate increased to 97.09%. Over 52,000 patients recovered during the last 24 hours as the daily recoveries continued to outnumber the daily new cases for the 52nd consecutive day, the ministry said.

A day earlier, 44,111 new cases were reported, besides 738 deaths. India crossed a grim milestone of 4 lakh Covid deaths on Friday – the third after US and Brazil.