India recorded 20,557 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,38,03,619, while the active cases increased to 1,45,654, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated.
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The death toll climbed to 5,25,825 with 40 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.33 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.47 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 2000 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.32 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.57 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,31,32,140 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.20 per cent.
According to the ministry, 2,00,61,24,684 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.