In the last 24 hours, India has registered 10,197 new COVID-19 cases, up 15% from the previous day’s total of 8,865 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 287 days.
On Tuesday, Kerala reported 5,516 new coronavirus infections and 210 deaths, bringing the total number of cases to 50,71,135 and the death toll to 36,087.
Since Monday, 6,705 additional persons have recovered from the virus, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 49,71,080 and the number of active cases to 63,338, according to an official news release.
It added that 39 of the 210 deaths were recorded in the previous few days, and 171 were labelled as COVID-19 deaths after hearing appeals based on the Centre’s revised rules and Supreme Court orders.
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