COVID-19: India reports 43,846 cases, 197 deaths in last 24 hours

Last Updated: Sunday, 21 March 2021 (15:27 IST)
New Delhi: India on Sunday recorded a whopping 43,846 new cases of during the past 24 hours, pushing the country caseload to 1,15,99,130, while the death toll surged to 1,59,755 with 197 more fatalities.

According to the Union Health Ministry, the active cases rose by 20,693 to stand at 30,9087. It is now 2.66 per cent of the total caseload.
 
The past 24 hours saw 22,956 people recovering from the deadly virus, taking the total recovery count to 1,11,30,288, which is 95.96 per cent of the case tally. The fatality rate stood at 1.38 per cent.
 
On the vaccination front, a total of 25,40,449 vaccine doses have been administered in the past day, mounting the total number of vaccinations to 25,40,449. (UNI)