India reports 4,272 fresh Covid-19 cases, 27 deaths in last 24 hours

As many as 4,272 fresh Covid-19 cases and 27 deaths were reported in India on Wednesday. With the new addition, country’s Covid tally increased to 4,45,83,360 while the death toll climbed to 5,28,611, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

Among the fatalities, 16 deaths were reported in Kerala, while 11 deaths were from Maharashtra and two each from Bihar and West Bengal.

Meanwhile, the active caseload stood at 40,750 with a positivity rate of 1.35 per cent. The weekly positivity rate was 1.51 per cent.

On the recovery front, 4,474 people recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours and the recovery rate increased to 98.72 per cent, revealed the health ministry data.