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Covid-19: India logs 11,850 new cases, 555 deaths in a day

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 13th November, 2021 11:17:03 AM
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For a second straight day, India saw more than 500 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) related fatalities, as 555 more people succumbed due to the infection, taking the overall toll to 463,245, the Union ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) said on Saturday.

The country also added 11,850 fresh infections, more than 5 per cent lower than yesterday (Friday), taking the cumulative case count to 34,426,036, the ministry said in its daily bulletin.

Of the new cases and deaths, 6674 infections and 471 fatalities (59 fresh+412 backlog) were reported from Kerala alone, The Statesman reported.

Saturday's bulletin also showed that as many as 12,403 more patients were discharged after recovery, taking the total number of such cases to 33,826,483, while active caseload fell by 1108 to 136,308.