New Delhi: India logged 1,150 fresh infections in the last 24 hours, 175 more than yesterday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.
The active cases in the country increased to 11,558 which accounts for 0.03 per cent of the total cases. During this period, the daily case positivity rate remained 0.31 per cent, a minor drop from what was reported on Saturday (0.32 PC). However, the weekly positivity rate saw a minor uptick as it currently stands at 0.27 per cent.
As many as 954 Covid patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries jumped to 4,25,08,788 since the beginning of the pandemic in the country. The recovery rate currently is at 98.76 per cent.
According to the Ministry, four fresh deaths have been confirmed as COVID 19 deaths in the last twenty four hours. The death toll rose to 5,21,751. The country tested 3,65,118 Covid samples in the last 24 hours. The total number of tests conducted so far is 83.18 crore.
As far as the vaccination under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive is concerned, 12,56,533 Covid vaccines were administered during this period taking the cumulative vaccine shots jabbed to 1,86,51,53,593.