India reports rise in daily Covid cases, deaths as Navratri festival begins
India added 22,431 new cases and 318 deaths on Thursday
India Covid-19 updates: A total of 4,49,856 have died due to coronavirus infection to date
India witnessed an increase in Covid-19 cases and deaths as the nine-day long festival of Navratri began on Thursday. The country reported more than 20,000 cases after a gap of two days. India added 22,431 new cases and 318 deaths on Thursday. Whereas on Wednesday, the country had reported 18,833 cases and 278 deaths.