India reports 19,406 new Covid cases, 49 deaths in 24 hours


India has recorded a total of 19,406 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the country’s overall Covid tally to 4,41,26,994.

According to Union Health Ministry data, the number of active Covid cases in India declined to 1,34,793 today.

The COVID-19 death count climbed to 5,26,649 with 49 new fatalities in the last 24 hours, according to government data.

The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent, the ministry said.