According to figures published on Monday by the Union Health Ministry, India recorded a single-day increase of 38,164 new coronavirus infections, while the death toll rose to 4,14,108, with 499 daily fatalities, the lowest in roughly 104 days.
The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 3,11,44,229, according to the latest figures.
The number of active cases has decreased to 4,21,665, accounting for 1.35 percent of all infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate is at 97.32 percent, according to data updated at 8 a.m.
Over the course of 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload has decreased by 995 cases.
In addition, 14,63,593 tests were completed on Sunday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 tests conducted in the country to 44,54,22,256, with a daily positivity rate of 2.61 percent.
The weekly positive rate has dropped to 2.08 percent, according to the health ministry, after being less than three percent for 28 days.
According to the data, the number of persons who have recovered from the sickness has increased to 3,03,08,456 and the case fatality rate has dropped to 1.33 percent.
On August 7, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakh, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It exceeded the 60 lakh level on September 28, the 70 lakh mark on October 11, the 80 lakh mark on October 29, the 90 lakh mark on November 20, and the one-crore mark on December 19. On May 4, India passed the 2 crore mark, and on June 23, it passed the 3 crore mark.