Sunday 29 May 2022 - 8:52:35 am

India's COVID-19 cases rise by 333,533 in last 24 hours


NEW DELHI, 23rd January, 2022 (WAM/Reuters) -- India reported over 300,000 new COVID-19 infections for the fourth straight day even though the caseload over the last 24 hours was slightly lower than a day before, data released by the government on Sunday showed.

India reported 333,533 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours with 525 dead, according to the figures released by the government.

India's total death toll due to COVID-19 now stands at 489,409, the health ministry said. On Saturday, India had reported 337,704 new cases of COVID-19 and 488 dead.

The government in the statement said the recovery rate for infected people currently stands at 93.18%.

WAM/Rola Alghoul