Corona: 42,909 New Cases Reported in India
New Delhi: India records 42,909 new corona cases along with 380 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare.
The total tally of cases to 3,27,37,939, while active cases registered an increase for the sixth consecutive day.
The death toll has climbed to 4,38,210 with 380 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The number of active cases has increased to 3,76,324 and comprise 1.15 per cent of the total infections.
The weekly positivity rate has been recorded at 2.41 per cent.
It has been below three per cent for the last 66 days, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has increased to 3,19,23,405, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated.
Cumulatively, 63.43 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive till Monday morning, the ministry said.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19 last year.
India crossed two crore cases on May 4 and three crore cases on June 23.
The 380 new fatalities include 131 from Maharashtra and 75 from Kerala.
A total of 4,38,210 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,37,157 from Maharashtra, 37,278 from Karnataka, 34,878 from Tamil Nadu, 25,080 from Delhi, 22,818 from Uttar Pradesh, 20,541 from Kerala and 18,423 from West Bengal.