Today, the country recorded 2,927 new coronavirus cases, increasing the total number of illnesses to 4,30,65,496. The number of active cases has risen to 16,279, according to the Union Health Ministry.
In addition, the government recorded 32 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the overall number of covid-related fatalities to 5,23,654.
According to the government, active cases account for 0.04 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate is 98.75 percent.
The daily positivity rate was 0.84 percent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.54 percent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recovered from the illness has climbed to 4,25,21,341, with a case fatality rate of 1.21 percent.
The total number of doses administered in the country as part of the nationwide COVID-19 immunisation campaign has topped 187.71 crores.
Last year, on May 4, the country reached the two crore barrier, and on June 23, it passed the three crore level. There were 24 deaths in Kerala, two in Maharashtra, two in Uttar Pradesh, and one each in Delhi and Mizoram.
“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.