With 4,194 fresh cases, India records slight rise in daily Covid-19 tallytext_fields
New Delhi: India today reported a total of 4,575 new COVID-19 infections, taking the Covid tally to 4,29,75,883. According to the Union Health Ministry data, the active cases dipped to 46,962.
With 145 fresh fatalities, the death count climbed to 5,15,355 so far. Of the new deaths, 100 were added as backlog in Kerala.
The daily COVID-19 cases have remained less than one lakh for 31 consecutive days, and it is the third straight day the new case count has been under 5,000 cases.
Yesterday, the country recorded 3,993 new Covid cases, the lowest daily spike in 662 days.
The active cases comprise 0.11 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has marginally improved to 98.69 per cent, the ministry said.
The recovery rate of those infected with the virus is currently at 98.70. 6,554 recoveries were reported in the last 24 hours. The total recoveries have reached 4,24,20,120.
As many as 8,73,974 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours, thereby taking the total COVID-19 tests in the country to 77.60 crore approximately. Of the daily tests conducted, a daily positivity rate of 0.48 per cent was observed.
Under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive, 179.53 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far, the ministry said.