In 24 hours, India reports 41,506 new Covid cases; active cases are down.

New Delhi: With 41,506 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a single day, India’s total number of COVID-19 cases increased to 3,08,37,222, while active cases decreased to 4,54,118, according to data updated on Sunday by the Union Health Ministry.

The death toll has risen to 4,08,040, with 895 new victims.

The active cases account for 1.47 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has risen to 97.20 percent, according to data updated at 8 a.m.

In the last 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload has decreased by 915 cases.

On Saturday, 18,43,500 tests were carried out, bringing the total number of COVID-19 detection tests carried out in the country to 43,08,85,470.

The daily positivity rate was calculated to be 2.25 percent. It has been less than 3% for 20 days in a row, according to the ministry, and the weekly positivity rate has dropped to 2.32 percent.

According to the data, the number of people who have recovered from the disease has risen to 2,99,75,064 and the case fatality rate is 1.32 percent.

The total number of vaccine doses administered under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive has reached 37.60 crore.

The COVID-19 tally in India reached 20 lakh on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.

It surpassed 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and one crore on December 19.

On May 4, India passed the two-crore mark, and on June 23, it passed the three-crore mark.

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