India recorded 4,858 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Monday (September 19), the total recovery rate reached at around 98.71 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4,39,57,929.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have increased to 48,027, the health ministry data showed today. Yesterday, the registered active cases were around 47,922.
An increase of 105 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.11 per cent of the total infections, the ministry said. The total death toll in the country is now at 5,28,355. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
The daily positivity rate has been reported at 2.76 %, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.78 %.
The country has conducted over 89.17 crore covid tests till date and 1,75,935 tests were done in the last 24 hours.
According to the data available, 2.16 billion doses of vaccines have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid vaccination drive.