Active Covid cases decline to 17,912
New Delhi: With 1,326 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,46,53,592, while the active cases declined to 17,912, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The death toll climbed to 5,29,024 with eight fatalities which includes five deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.04 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.78 percent, the ministry said.
A decrease of 405 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.59 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.08 percent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,06,656, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 percent.
According to the ministry, 219.63 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.
Three deaths were reported in a span of 24 hours with one each from Maharashtra, Mizoram and Uttar Pradesh.