New Delhi: On Sunday, India recorded 16,103 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,35,02,429, according to Union health ministry update. India’s active caseload currently stands at 1,11,711.
According to the union health ministry, the country recorded a total of 31 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total fatalities to 5,25,199. The active cases comprise 0.26 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 2,143 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.27 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 3.81 per cent, according to the ministry. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,28,65,591. The case fatality rate was 1.21 per cent.
Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Delhi have been accounting for the maximum number of cases in the country. According to the ministry, 197.95 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive.