Active Covid cases in country rise to 3,428
New Delhi: India logged 196 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases marginally increased to 3,428, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.46 crore (4,46,77,302).
The death toll stands at 5,30,695 with two fatalities reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.56 percent, while the weekly positivity was pegged at 0.16 percent, the ministry said.
It said 35,173 tests for detection of Covid have been conducted in the last 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.01 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.80 percent, the ministry said.
An increase of four 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 4,41,43,179 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry’s website, 220.05 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.