Covid-19: India records 60,471 new cases and 2,726 deaths

New Delhi: With 60,471 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 2,95,70,881.

According to Union Health Ministry data updated this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 3,77,031 with 2,726 fresh deaths.

The active cases further declined to 9,13,378 comprising 3.09 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 95.64 per cent. A net decline of 59,780 cases has been recorded in the Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Also, 17,51,358 tests were conducted on Monday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of Covid-19 in the country to 38,13,75,984.

The daily positivity rate dropped to 3.45 per cent. It has been less than 5 per cent for 8 consecutive days, the Ministry said, adding the weekly positivity rate has declined to 4.39 per cent.


NT Bureau