At 3,324, Daily Covid-19 Cases Down Nearly 10%

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  • An increase of 403 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload.
  • The death count has climbed to 5,23,843 with 40 fatalities.
  • The active cases accounted for 0.04 per cent.

New Delhi: Registering a steady increase in Covid-19 cases across the country, a total of 3,324 coronavirus infections were reported on Sunday, taking the case tally to 4,30,79,188, according to Union Health Ministry data. While the number of active cases increased to 19,092, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday. The death toll has climbed to 5,23,843 with 40 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases accounted for 0.04% of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74%, the ministry said. An increase of 403 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.71% and the weekly positivity rate at 0.68%, according to the Health Ministry. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,36,253, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22%.

 The number of doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 188.89 crores. India’s Covid-19 tally crossed the two crore mark on May 4 and three crores on June 23 last year. The 40 new fatalities included 36 from Kerala, two from Karnataka and one each from Delhi and Maharashtra. The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

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