India logs 30,757 fresh Covid-19 cases, 541 fatalitiestext_fields
New Delhi: With 30,757 people testing positive for the coronavirus infection in a day, India's total tally of cases rose to 4,27,54,315, while the recovery rate crossed the 98 per cent-mark again, according to Union health ministry data updated on Thursday.
The death count has climbed to 5,10,413 with 541 daily fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The daily COVID-19 cases have been recorded at less than one lakh for the last 11 consecutive days.
Top five states which have registered maximum cases are Kerala with 12,223 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 2,748 cases, Karnataka with 1,894 cases, Rajasthan with 1,702 cases and Mizoram with 1,571 cases.
As many as 65.47 per cent of the new cases are reported from these five states, with Kerala alone responsible for 39.74 per cent of the new cases.
The active cases have declined to 3,32,918, comprising 0.78 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 98.03 per cent, the health ministry said.
The recovery rate had last crossed the 98 per cent-mark on January 5, when it was 98.01 per cent.
There has been a reduction of 37,322 cases in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours, it said.
The daily positivity rate has been recorded at 2.61 per cent while the weekly positivity rate has been recorded at 3.04 per cent, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has increased to 4,19,10,984, while the case fatality rate has been recorded at 1.19 per cent, it said.
The cumulative doses administered so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 174.24 crore.
India's COVID-19 tally crossed two crore cases on May 4 and three crore cases on June 23.