India sees decline in Covid-19 cases for second consecutive day
India recorded 1,331 fresh Covid-19 infections, while the number of active cases has decreased from 25,178 to 22,742
New-Delhi: India on Tuesday recorded 1,331 fresh Covid-19 infections, while the number of active cases has decreased from 25,178 to 22,742, according to the Union Health Ministry.
The COVID-19 tally now stands at 4.49 crore (4,49,72,800). The death toll climbed to 5,31,707 with 11 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
At 22,742, the active cases comprise 0.06 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,44,18,351, while the case fatality rate stood at 1.18 per cent.
According to the ministry’s website, 220.66 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.