According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Monday, India recorded 30,256 fresh cases of the Covid-19 virus, along with 295 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. The country witnessed a total of 43,938 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 97.68 per cent and total recoveries to 3,27,15,015. The total active cases of COVID-19 in India slightly dipped to 3,18,181 the health ministry data showed. The total death toll in the country is now at 4,45,133. In India, the first death due to COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 55,36,21,766 samples have been tested up to September 19th for COVID-19. Of these 11,77,607 samples were tested on Sunday.
Meanwhile, South state Kerala accounts for more than half of the daily new cases across the country. The state reported fresh 19,325 infections bit it also saw a dip in its daily Covid tally in comparison to Friday's count. Kerala had reported 23,260 cases on September 17, according to Health Ministry's report.
Maharashtra also reported a decline in its daily Covid-19 infection. As per the state's daily health bulletin, 3,391 cases and 80 deaths were reported in 24 hours. Currently, the state has 47,919 active cases.