The Covid-19 toll increases to 1,147; cases 35,043

NEW DELHI: The death toll from the new pandemic rose to 1,147 with 72 more deaths and the number of cases rose to 35,043 in the country on Friday, according to the Union health ministry.

Covid-19's active cases were 25,007, while 8,888 people recovered and one patient migrated. The total number of 35,043 cases includes 111 foreign citizens, according to data from the ministry.

Of the 72 deaths reported since Thursday night, 27 deaths were from, 17 from Gujarat, 11 from, seven from each, and three from Delhi.