Covid-19: India records 23,529 new cases and 311 deaths


New Delhi: With 23,529 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 3,37,39,980 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data updated this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 4,48,062 with 311 daily fatalities.

The number of active cases has declined to 2,77,020, comprising 0.82 per cent of the total infections – the lowest since March 2020, the Ministry said.

As manay as 15,06,254 Covid-19 tests were conducted in the country on Wednesday, taking the total number of such examinations done so far to 56,89,56,439, the data showed.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 3,30,14,898, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent.

The cumulative number of coronavirus vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive has exceeded 88.34 crore.