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India records 30,948 new Covid-19 cases, 403 deaths

Active cases lowest in 152 days as cumulatively 58.14 crore vaccine doses have been administered

SNS | New Delhi |

India logged 30,948 new infections, taking the total caseload to 3,24,24,234 while the active cases declined to 3,53,398, according to the Union health ministry data.

The death toll has climbed to 4,34,367 with 403 fresh fatalities, according to the data.

Active cases now comprise 1.09 per cent of the total infections, and after the slump by 7,942 cases in the last 24 hours recorded the lowest in 152 days.

The national Covid-19 recovery rate has increased to 97.57 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.95 per cent. It has been less than three per cent for the last 27 days.

The weekly positivity rate was recorded at two per cent. It has been below three per cent for the last 58 days.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,16,36,469 as 38,487 recovered in the last 24 hours.

Cumulatively, 58.14 crore vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.

The 403 new fatalities include 145 from Maharashtra and 83 from Kerala.