New Delhi: With 14,917 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s case tally rose to 4,42,68,381, while the active cases increased to 1,17,508, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry Monday.
The death toll has climbed to 5,27,069 with 32 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. In the latest figure, Kerala has reconciled four earlier fatalities.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 7.52 per cent. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 4.65 per cent, according to the ministry.
The active cases account for 0.27 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 647 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,36,23,804, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.
According to the ministry, 208.25 crore doses of Covid vaccines have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020; 30 lakh August 23; 40 lakh September 5 and 50 lakh September 16.
It went past 60 lakh September 28; 70 lakh October 11; 80 lakh October 29; and 90 lakh November 20. It surpassed the one-crore mark December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of two crore cases May 4, three crore June 23 last year and four crore January 25 this year.