COVID-19 Updates: PM Modi chairs review meeting amid COVID-19 spike

A total of 1,59,632 new coronavirus infections were reported in a day, the highest in 224 days, while the active cases increased to 5,90,611, the highest in around 197 days, according to the data updated at 8 am. The death toll climbed to 4,83,790 with 327 fresh fatalities, the data stated.

The active cases comprise 1.66% of the total infections, while the recovery rate has come down to 96.98 percent.