New Delhi : With a record 4,14,188 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total tally of Covid-19 cases climbed to 2,14,91,598, while the active cases crossed the 36-lakh mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The death toll has increased to 2,34,083 with 3,915 fatalities being reported in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 36,45,164 comprising 16.96 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 81.95 per cent.
West Bengal recorded the highest Covid death at 117, as the fatalities rose to 11,964. The caseload also mounted to 9,35,066 after the state registered a record one-day spike of 18,431 fresh infections. The state has seen a recent surge of infections with the active case reaching 1,22,774.