COVID-19: India records 167 fresh cases
New Delhi: With 167 fresh cases, India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 4,46,75,776, while the number of active cases of the infection has declined to 3,608, the Union health ministry said on Saturday.
The death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 5,30,667 with four more fatalities, including three reconciled by Kerala and one reported by Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, according to the ministry’s data updated at 8 am.
The active cases account for 0.01 percent of the total caseload, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.8 percent, according to the ministry’s website.
A decrease of 83 cases was recorded in the active Covid caseload in a span of 24 hours, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has gone up to 4,41,41,501, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry’s website, 219.99 crore doses of Covid vaccines have so far been administered to beneficiaries across the country.