According to data released today by the Union Health Ministry, India recorded 1,007 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 4,30,39,023, with 11,058 active cases.
According to figures updated at 8 a.m., the number of deaths has risen to 5,21,737, with one fatality recorded from Maharashtra.
As per the ministry, active cases account for 0.03 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remains at 98.76 percent.
In the last 24 hours, there has been an increase of 188 cases in the active COVID-19 caseload.
According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was 0.23 percent and the weekly positivity rate was 0.25 percent.
The number of persons who have recovered from the sickness has risen to 4,25,06,228 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 immunisation effort has surpassed 186.22 crores.
On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakh, followed by 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, the country passed the two crore mark on May 4 and the three crore mark on June 23.
“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.