- The active cases comprise 0.33 per cent of the total infections
- The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.47 per cent
- The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,31,32,140
COVID-19 India cases today: India logged 20,557 new coronavirus infections taking the active cases to 1,45,654 according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The active cases had been showing an upward trend since May 23.
The death toll climbed to 5,25,825 with 40 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.33 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.47 per cent, the ministry said.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.32 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.57 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,31,32,140 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.20 per cent.
According to the ministry, 2,00,61,24,684 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
The country crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23 last year.
It crossed the four-crore mark on January 25 this year.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**|
|Total||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday|
|Death During Day
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||59||2||10142||8||129|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||11||11496||1||4|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||1140||96||451285||55||4759||1||1|