India recorded a marginal increase in the daily Covid-19 cases at 5,880 compared to the previous day on Monday. According to the health ministry data, the number of active cases stand at 35,199. Yesterday, a total of 5,357 cases were reported. Earlier, on Saturday India reported 6,155 new Covid-19 cases, up from Friday’s tally of 6,050 infections.
Meanwhile, the country witnessed 14 deaths in the last 24 hours. While four deaths each were reported from Delhi and Himachal Pradesh, one each was reported from Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra and Rajasthan and two reconciled by Kerala, the health ministry data updated at 8 am stated. Maharashtra reported 788 new Covid cases, whereas Rajasthan has reported 165 new cases, one death in last 24 hours.
According to ANI, on Sunday, Delhi’s daily Covid cases number rose to 699. In the past 24 hours, Delhi logged four related fatalities. Meanwhile, Delhi health minister Saurabh Bhardwaj said on Monday, “Out of the four deaths that took place in Delhi yesterday due to Covid, 3 died due to different diseases combined with Covid. I believe that cases will increase in Delhi in the coming days as it is densely populated.”
Gujarat reports 218 new cases, 1 death
Gujarat recorded 218 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday. Ahmedabad, was at the top in the tally with 100 cases, Whereas Baroda 29, Surat 25, Patan 11, Mehsana 9 and Rajkot reported 8 new cases of Covid -19. One fatality due to Covid has been reported from Ahmedabad. Meanwhile 260 patients recovered from infection. Currently, there are total 2013 active cases in the state, out of which 7 patients are being treated on ventilator.