India records 169 new Covid-19 cases

Mumbai: India logged 169 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases increased to 2,257, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The death toll stands at 5,30,771 with one death reconciled by Kerala, according to news agency PTI.

The virus tally was recorded at 4.46 crore (4,46,86,371).

The national Covid-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.80 per cent, the ministry said.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,53,343, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.

According to the ministry’s website, 220.63 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.