Active Covid cases in country dip to 15,705
New Delhi: With 1,216 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,46,58,365, while the active cases declined to 15,705, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
The death toll climbed to 5,30,479 with 18 fatalities which includes 15 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, according to the health ministry website.
A decrease of 393 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 4,41,12,181, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry’s website219.69 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
Three deaths were reported in a span of 24 hours with one each in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.