NEW DELHI: India reported 5,383 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data. With this, the country’s total tally of coronavirus cases rose to 4,45,58,425.
The death toll climbed to 5,28,449 with 20 fatalities which includes eight deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8am stated.
The country’s active coronavirus caseload declined to 45,281.
In the last 24 hours, 6,424 people recovered from the infection, taking the total recoveries in the country to 4,39,84,695.
According to the health ministry, the active cases comprise 0.10 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate remained at 98.71 per cent.
The daily positivity rate was recorded as 1.68 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 1.70 per cent, according to the ministry.
According to the ministry, 89.30 crore Covid-19 tests have been conducted in the country so far.
India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 217.26 crore as per provisional reports till 7am.
-With agency inputs