Active Covid cases in country dip to 12,553
New Delhi: India saw a single day rise of 833 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,46,65,643, while the active cases declined to 12,553, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.
The death toll has climbed to 5,30,528 with eight fatalities which includes three reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.03 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.78 percent, according to the health ministry website.
A decrease of 199 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 4,41,22,562, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry’s website 219.79 crore doses of Covid vaccines have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.
Five new deaths reported in a span of 24 hours are two from Maharashtra, one each from Chhattisgarh, Delhi and Karnataka.