With 2,202 new coronavirus infections recorded in a single day, India’s COVID-19 case count increased to 4,31,23,801 while active cases decreased to 17,317, according to Union Health Ministry figures released on Monday.
The death toll increased to 5,24,241 with 27 more fatalities, according to figures updated at 8 a.m.
In the last 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload has decreased by 375 cases.
According to the health ministry, the daily positivity rate was 0.74 percent and the weekly positivity rate was 0.59 percent.
The number of persons who have recovered from the sickness has risen to 4,25,82,243, with a case fatality rate of 1.22 percent.
The total number of doses provided in the country as part of the statewide COVID-19 immunisation effort has surpassed 191.37 crore.
There were 22 fresh deaths in Kerala, three in Delhi, and one apiece in Maharashtra and Jammu & Kashmir.
So far, the country has reported 5,24,241 deaths, including 1,47,855 in Maharashtra, 69,385 in Kerala, 40,105 in Karnataka, 38,025 in Tamil Nadu, 26,195 in Delhi, 23,513 in Uttar Pradesh, and 21,203 in West Bengal.
“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.
The government emphasised that comorbidities were responsible for more than 70% of the fatalities.