According to information provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India saw a modest decrease in the number of new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, with 13,734 cases over the previous 24 hours.
India reported 16,464 cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The current COVID-19 total for India is 4,40,50,009. 1,39,792 of these are current cases, making about 0.32 percent of all cases.
The Ministry further informed that the COVID-19 death toll is now at 5,26,430 as the country saw 27 fresh fatalities.
Moreover, there were 17,897 new recoveries from Coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,33,83,787.
The daily positivity rate is at 3.34 per cent while the weekly positivity rate is 4.79 per cent. As many as 4,11,102 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. Till date, the ministry informed that over 87.58 crore total tests have been conducted.
On the COVID-19 vaccination front, 204.6 crore total vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.