12,249 coronavirus infections in India, 13 deaths; Active cases rise by over 2,300


New Delhi, June 22

India reported 12,249 new coronavirus infections and 13 deaths, while active cases rose by over 2,300 in a 24-hour period, according to data updated by the Union health ministry on Wednesday.

The latest update pushed the country’s total COVID count to 4,33,31,645 cases, 5,24,903 deaths and 81,687 active cases, showed the data released at 8 am.

The ministry said the number of active cases rose by 2,374 to 81,687 since Tuesday and now accounts for 0.19 per cent of the total infections.

The recovery rate from Kovid-19 in the country was recorded at 98.6 percent as the number of people recovering from the disease increased to 4,27,25,055. The case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21 per cent.

According to the ministry, 196.45 crore doses of Kovid vaccine have been given in the country so far.