COVID-19: India reports 13,313 new cases and 38 fatalities

India reported 13,313 new coronavirus cases and 38 fatalities on Thursday (June 23), as per the figures released by the Union Health Ministry, bringing the total number of active cases to 83,990 and brought the number of deaths to 5,24,941.

The 38 deaths include 20 from Kerala, 4 from Uttar Pradesh, 3 from Delhi, 2 from West Bengal, 1 each from Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Jammu & Kashmir. The government reported that the national Covid recovery rate was recorded at 98.60 per cent, while the active cases make up 0.19 per cent of infections, reported by PTI.

In a span of 24 hours, there was an increase of 2,303 cases in the active COVID-19 caseload.