India logs 179 Covid cases in a day, active caseload declines by 30
New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 179 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have declined to 2,227, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.
The total number of COVID-19 cases now stands at 4.46 crore (4,46,80,936) while the death toll was 5,30,726 with one death reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
A decrease of 30 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in 24 hours.
The daily positivity was recorded at 0.10 percent while the weekly positivity rate was also 0.10 percent.
The active cases comprise 0.01 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.80 percent, according to the health ministry website.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,47,983, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry’s website, 220.16 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.