NEW DELHI: With 3,615 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 4,45,79,088, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The death toll climbed to 5,28,584 with 22 fresh fatalities in the last 24 hours.
The country’s active Covid-19 cases have declined to 40,979, according to the health ministry data.
The active cases constituted 0.09 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.72 per cent, the health ministry said.
A decline of 1,378 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of the last 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.12 per cent and weekly positivity rate at 1.55 per cent, the data said.
Also in the same period, a total of 3,23,293 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 89.44 crore.
As of Wednesday morning, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 217.96 crore.