The Union Health Ministry of India says it has recorded a total of 16,047 new COVID-19 cases, with 54 fatalities in the last 24 hours.
This brings the total number of infections in the country to 44,190,697, and the overall Covid-related death to 526,826.
Meanwhile, India’s active caseload currently stands at 128,261. The data updated showed that active cases came down by 3,546 in a span of 24 hours to 128,261, and accounts for 0.31 per cent of the total cases in the country.
The recovery rate is currently at 98.50 per cent. As many as 19,539 recoveries from the infection were logged in the last 24 hours thereby increasing the total recoveries to 43,535,610.
according to the health ministry, COVID-19 recovery rate stood at 98.52 per cent, adding that the case fatality rate was at 1.19 per cent.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.94 per cent, while the weekly positivity was 4.90 per cent, the ministry said.