Today, India registered 2,55,874 new coronavirus cases, down 16.39% from Monday’s tally of 3.06 lakh. During the same time period, 614 virus-related deaths were documented, bringing the total number of fatalities to 4,89,848.
At 22,36,842, active cases in India now comprise 5.62 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate marginally increased to 93.15 per cent.
Delhi also reported 5,760 new coronavirus cases on Monday. Meanwhile, the country has administered 162.92 crore vaccine doses so far.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 15.52 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 17.17 per cent, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease increased to 3,70,71, 898, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.23 per cent, it said.
The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far is over 162.92 crore.