The Ministry of Health on Sunday said that India has recorded 673 deaths and 19, 968 new cases in last 24 hours.
“The total Covid death toll stands at 5,11,903,” the Ministry said.
The health ministry said that the active cases stand at 2,24,187.
“A decrease of 29,552 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The country also recorded 48,847 recoveries today, taking the total number of recoveries to 4,20,86,383,” the ministry said.
The health ministry said that the national Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 98.28 per cent.
“The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.68 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.27 per cent, according to the ministry,” the ministry said.
It said that the cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive have exceeded 175.37 crore.
“As many as 11,87,766 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours to detect the presence of the virus,” the ministry said.