Steady increase in COVID cases in India for 36th consecutive day


India recorded over 2 lakh new COVID-19 infections in a day pushing the complete tally of cases to 1,40,74,564, while the active cases went beyond the 14-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data on 15th April,2021.

A total of 2,00,739 new COVID-19 cases have actually been registered in a span of 24-hour. The casualty boosted to 1,73,123 with 1,038 day-to-day new casualties, the highest since 3 October, 2020.

With over 1 lakh infections per day for the 9th consecutive day, India has added 13,88,515 instances in 9 days.

A total amount of 1,73,123 deaths have been reported so far in the country consisting of 58,804 from Maharashtra, 13,046 from Karnataka,12,970 from Tamil Nadu, 11,540 from Delhi, 10,458 from West Bengal, 9,376 from Uttar Pradesh, 7,672 from Punjab as well as 7,339 from Andhra Pradesh.

The health ministry worried that more than 70 percent of the fatalities happened as a result of comorbidities.

“Our numbers are being integrated with the Indian Council of Medical Research,” the ministry claimed on its internet website, including that state-wise circulation of numbers is subject to further confirmation as well as reconciliation.


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