New Delhi: India’s Covid-19 tally increased to 4,31,34,145 Saturday with 2,323 fresh infections, while the number of active cases came down to 14,996, according to Union health ministry data.
The death toll climbed to 5,24,348 with 25 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections. The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.
A decrease of 48 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.47 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.51 per cent, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,94,801. The case fatality rate stood at 1.22 per cent, it said.
The cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive have exceeded 192.12 crore.
India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark 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, crossed 80 lakh October 29, 90 lakh November 20 and surpassed the 1-crore mark December 19.
India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore May 4 and 3 crore June 23.