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The number of daily covid cases in India has increased by 90% (2,183); Kerala has seen an increase in deaths

India’s daily Covid count increased dramatically Thursday, prompting concerns of another outbreak. Over the last 24 hours, there have been as many as 2,183 new Covid cases reported, an increase of 89.8 percent over yesterday’s case total of 1,150 instances.

Over the last 24 hours, a total of 214 fatalities have been reported. This includes a backlog of 212 fatalities from Kerala, of which 62 have been cleared as a result of judicial challenges, while the state recorded 150 deaths between April 13 and April 16.


The daily positive rate, a measure of infection transmission in the population, has risen from 0.31 percent yesterday to 0.83 percent today.

The number of active cases, on the other hand, has dropped from 11, 558 to 11,542. Since the epidemic began, the government has registered over 4.30 crore cases.


The national capital of Delhi, which recorded 517 Covid instances, is one of the places experiencing an increase in cases. According to yesterday’s news, the overall number of Covid-infected patients in Delhi is 1,518, the most since March 3 of this year.

Several youngsters in Delhi and the neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad and Noida have tested positive in recent weeks, causing widespread alarm and the closure of schools.


According to a poll, the number of persons in the National Capital Region reporting someone infected in their close social network has increased by 500% in the previous 15 days, according to news agency PTI.

The increase in incidents is concerning at a time when all states have relaxed Covid regulations on public transportation. Many states have also repealed the penalties for not wearing masks in public while recommending individuals to continue wearing them to protect themselves against illness.