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In 24 hours, India reports 3,451 new COVID-19 cases and 40 deaths

According to Union Health Ministry statistics published on Sunday, India recorded 3,451 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 4,31,02,194, with 20,635 active cases.

The death toll increased to 5,24,064 with 40 more fatalities, according to figures updated at 8 a.m.


According to the government, active cases account for 0.05 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate is 98.74 percent.

In the last 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload has increased by 332 cases. According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was 0.96 percent and the weekly positivity rate was 0.83 percent.


The number of persons who have recovered from the sickness has risen to 4,25,57,495, with a 1.22 percent case fatality rate.

The total number of doses provided in the country under the statewide COVID-19 immunisation effort has surpassed 190.20 crores.


There were 35 additional deaths in Kerala, two in Delhi, and one each in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Uttar Pradesh.

So far, the country has reported 5,24,064 deaths, including 1,47,846 in Maharashtra, 69,245 in Kerala, 40,103 in Karnataka, 38,025 in Tamil Nadu, 26,179 in Delhi, 23,509 in Uttar Pradesh, and 21,203 in West Bengal.


The government emphasised that comorbidities were responsible for more than 70% of the fatalities.

“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.