Added on : 2021-09-17 11:08:48
India has reported 34,403 new Covid positive cases and 320 deaths in 24 hours. The active case count has increased to 3,39,056 on Friday, as per the health ministry data. The death toll due to coronavirus has climbed to 4,44,248 while the total number of recoveries have surged to 3,25,98,424. A reduction of 3,867 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours, the data showed.Of the total 34,403 cases reported in 24 hours, Kerala accounts for 22,182 cases. After logging 17,681 on Wednesday, the state has again seen a spike in daily infection count. Almost 68% of the total COVID-19 cases reported in India are from Kerala. Kerala has also reported the highest Covid-related deaths in the country in a day at 178.