Covid19: India records 10,488 new cases with 313 deaths in last 24 hours

The death toll climbed to 4,65,662 with 313 more fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry

0
124

New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 infection tally rose by 10,488 in a day to reach 3,45,10,413 while the number of active cases declined to 1,22,714 during the same period, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The death toll climbed to 4,65,662 with 313 more fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

Active cases comprise 0.36 percent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020. Also, the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.30 percent, the highest since March last year, the Health Ministry said.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.98 percent. It has been less than 2 percent for the last 48 days. The weekly positivity rate was 0.94 percent. It has been below two percent for the last 58 days.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,39,22,037 while the case fatality rate was 1.35 percent.

So far, over 116.50 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the country under the nationwide COVID-19 inoculation drive.

The health ministry stressed that more than 70 percent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR),” the ministry said on its website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here