Official data indicate that coronavirus cases are on the rise again. This time the country has recorded as many as 19 new coronavirus infections.

Among these recorded coronavirus cases, the active cases have been recorded at 256, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

The death toll was recorded at 5,33,293, the data updated at 8 am today has stated.The country's Covid case tally is 4.50 crore (4,50,01,268), according to news agency PTI.

The same PTI report quoting health ministry’s website, states that the number of people who have recuperated from the disease has increased to 4,44,67,719 and the national recovery rate stands at 98.81 per cent.

“The case fatality rate stands at 1.19 per cent.  According to the ministry's website, 220.67 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far.”


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