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India has 1,270 new COVID-19 cases, a 10% decrease from the previous day

With 1,270 new coronavirus infections recorded every day, India’s overall COVID-19 case count increased to 4,30,20,723, while active cases decreased to 15,859, according to Union Health Ministry figures released on Monday.

The death toll increased to 5,21,035 with 31 daily fatalities, according to figures updated at 8 a.m.


According to the health ministry, active cases account for 0.04 percent of overall infections, whereas the national COVID-19 recovery rate is 98.75 percent.

Kerala was responsible for 25 of the 31 new fatalities.


In a 24-hour period, the active COVID-19 caseload was reduced by 328 cases.

The daily positivity rate was 0.29 percent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.33 percent.


According to the health ministry, the daily positivity rate was 0.29 percent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.26 percent.

Throughout the previous 24 hours, 4,32,389 COVID-19 tests were administered, bringing the total number of tests administered in the country to over 78.73 crores.


The total number of recoveries increased to 4,24,83,829, with a case fatality rate of 1.21 percent. The total number of doses provided in the country as part of the statewide COVID-19 immunization effort has surpassed 183.26 crores. On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakh, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.

It reached 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and one crore on December 19. Last year, India passed the two-crore mark on May 4 and the three-crore mark on June 23.


So far, the country has reported 5,21,035 deaths, including 1,47,780 in Maharashtra, 67,797 in Kerala, 40,050 in Karnataka, 38,025 in Tamil Nadu, 26,151 in Delhi, 23,494 in Uttar Pradesh, and 21,197 in West Bengal.

The health ministry emphasized that comorbidities were responsible for more than 70% of the fatalities.