- India reported 7,579 cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
- The death toll climbed to 4,66,147 with 236 fresh fatalities.
- The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.32 per cent.
India reported 7,579 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest in 543 days, while the active cases dipped to 1,13,584, which is the lowest in 536 days, the Union Health Ministry informed on Tuesday. With the fresh cases, the country's total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to 3,45,26,480. The death toll climbed to 4,66,147 with 236 fresh fatalities.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 46 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 149 consecutive days now.
The active cases comprise 0.33 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.32 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
Over 117 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India so far
The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 117 crore, the health ministry said.
More than 63 lakh (63,98,165) vaccine doses were administered to the beneficiaries till 7 pm on Monday, it said.