India reports 30,549 new Covid-19 cases, 422 deaths in last 24 hours | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: India recorded 30,549 new Covid-19 cases, 422 deaths in last 24 hours, said the data released by the Union health ministry on Wednesday.
The active Covid-19 cases have declined to 4,04,958.
India’s total tally of cases is now 3,17,26,507 and total death toll reached 4,25,195, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The number of active cases came down to 4,04,958, which comprises 1.28 per cent of the total infections. The national Covid-19 recovery rate increased to 97.38 per cent, it showed.
A decrease of 8,760 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
As many as 16,49,295 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the total number of tests conducted so far in the country to 47,12,94,789.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.85 per cent. The weekly positivity rate stood at 2.39 per cent, the ministry data said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,08,96,354 while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent.
The total number of Covid vaccine doses administered so far as part of the nationwide vaccination drive has reached 47.85 crore.
India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
The caseload crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4 and 3 crore on June 23.
The 422 new fatalities include 118 from Kerala and 90 from Maharashtra, the data stated.

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