Active Covid cases decline to 7,034
New Delhi: India logged 656 new coronavirus infections taking the tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,46,67,967, while the active cases declined to 7,034, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
The death toll climbed to 5,30,553 with seven fatalities which includes two deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.02 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.79 percent, according to the ministry website.
A decrease of 141 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 4,41,30,380, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry’s website 219.84 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
The five deaths reported in the last 24 hours include one each from Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.