Added on : 2021-10-20 10:08:47
India recorded new 14,623 cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 197 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday, the country saw a total of 19,446 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.15 per cent and total recoveries to 3,34,78,247. Of the 14,623 new infections and 197 deaths reported in India in the last 24 hours, Kerala reported 7,643 new cases and 77 deaths. The total active cases of COVID-19 in India slightly dipped to 1,78,098, the ministry data showed. The total death toll in the country is now at 4,52,651.