Active COVID-19 cases in country decline to 8,92,828
New Delhi: India logged 71,365 new coronavirus infections taking the country’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,24,10,976, while the active cases declined to 8,92,828, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The death toll climbed to 5,05,279 with 1,217 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 2.11 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.70 percent, the ministry said.
A reduction of 1,02,063 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.54 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 7.57 percent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,10,12,869, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 170.87 crore.