New Delhi, September 3
With 7,219 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total tally of covid-19 cases rose to 4,44,49,726, while the active cases declined to 56,745, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.
The overall covid death toll rose to 5,27,965 with 33 fatalities in the last 24 hours, which includes eight deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.13 per cent of the total infections.
The national recovery rate had increased to 98.68 per cent, the health ministry said.
A decline of 2,465 cases has been recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.98 per cent and the weekly at 2.42 per cent, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the infection surged to 4,38,65,016, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.
According to the ministry, 213.01 crore doses of covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
The 25 new fatalities include six from Maharashtra, three from Kerala, two each from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
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