The daily positivity rate rose to 13.57 per cent from 12.41 per cent the previous day.
The active cases comprise 0.25 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.38 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
Covid-19: The active cases in India have declined to 87,245 cases, according to the Union Health Ministry statistics, while the new daily infections have been recorded below 15000 cases for last 49 days now.
"The sustained efforts of the Department of Health and positive cooperation from the public are chiefly responsible for the steep fall in number of new cases,"
A decrease of 3,316 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 52 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 155 consecutive days now.
Veteran actress Madhavi Gogate died on Sunday after losing battle to Covid 19. Actors Rupali Ganguly, Alpana Buch expressed condolences on social media.
The active Covid-19 cases have come down to 1,35,918— the lowest in 17 months.
The Union Health Ministry said the active cases have declined to 1,36,308 cases, which is the lowest in 274 days.
The Union Health Ministry data showed 501 fresh fatalities have been registered in the country, with 419 fatalities reported from Kerala alone.
The fresh registered Covid-19 cases are the lowest in the country in 266 days, as per the Union Health Ministry data.
The Union Health Ministry data showed daily rise in new Covid-19 cases below 20, 000 for successive 28 days.
According to the Union Health Ministry data the daily rise in new Covid-19 infections has been consistently below 30,000 cases for 36 straight days.
As per Union Health Ministry data, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 has reached 4,53,708 while the active cases have decreased to 1,73,728.
The total Covid-19 case tally in India has reached to 3,40,53,573 cases, with total 4,51,980 fatalities due to the deadly virus.
Russia's daily death tolls have set records daily over the past few days, approaching 1,000 as contagion spikes amid a sluggish vaccination rate.
According to the Union Health Ministry data India total Covid-19 cases have reached to 3,40,01,743 cases.
Russia has recorded 968 deaths due to Covid-19 on Saturday.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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