India records 43,263 new Covid cases; 338 more deaths

India records 43,263 new Covid cases; 338 more deaths

New Delhi, September 9

India saw a single-day rise of 43,263 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid cases to 3,31,39,981, while the active cases increased to 3,93,614, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

The death toll climbed to 4,41,749 with 338 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The active cases increased to 3,93,614 comprising 1.19 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid recovery rate was recorded at 97.48 per cent, the ministry said. 

The 338 new fatalities include 181 from Kerala, and 65 from Maharashtra.

A total of 4,41,749 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,37,962 from Maharashtra, 37,458 from Karnataka, 35,073 from Tamil Nadu, 25,083 from Delhi, 22,863 from Uttar Pradesh, 22,001 from Kerala and 18,531 from West Bengal. PTI