With 14,917 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s case tally rose to 4,42,68,381, while the active cases increased to 1,17,508, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Monday.
The death toll has climbed to 5,27,069 with 32 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. In the latest figure, Kerala has reconciled four earlier fatalities.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 7.52 per cent. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 4.65 per cent, according to the ministry.
The active cases account for 0.27 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 647 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 4,36,23,804, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.
According to the ministry, 208.25 crore doses of Covid vaccines have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, 2020; 30 lakh on 23 August; 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September.
It went past 60 lakh on 28 September; 70 lakh on 11 October; 80 lakh on 29 October; and 90 lakh on 20 November. It surpassed the one-crore mark on 19 December. India crossed the grim milestone of two crore cases on 4 May, three crore on 23 June last year and four crore on 25 January this year.