New Delhi: India recorded 474 new coronavirus infections, the lowest since April 6, 2020, taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,46,67,398, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Tuesday.
The active cases further declined to 7,918, while the death toll climbed to 5,30,533 with one fatality being reported from Gujarat, the data updated at 8am stated. The active cases comprise 0.02 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.79 per cent, according to the ministry website.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,27,724 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent. According to the ministry’s website, 219.81 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.