India Reports 15,906 New COVID-19 Cases
NEW DELHI, Oct 24 (NNN-PTI) – India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 34,175,468 today, as 15,906 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, the health ministry’s latest data showed.
Besides, as many as 561 deaths due to the pandemic were reported since yesterday morning, taking the total death toll to 454,269.
Most of the deaths, 464, were reported from the southern state of Kerala. “More than 70 percent cases (deaths) due to comorbidities,” said the data, released by the health ministry.
There are still 172,594 active COVID-19 cases in the country, with a decline of 1,134 active cases during the past 24 hours.
A total of 33,548,605 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals, so far, out of which 16,479 were discharged during the past 24 hours.