India on Thursday recorded a total of 16,299 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 4,42,06,996, according to the Union Health Ministry.
With 53 new fatalities due to Covid in the last 24 hours, the overall Covid-related death count has reached 5,26,879.
India’s active caseload currently stands at 1,25,076 and accounts for 0.31 per cent of the total cases.
The recovery rate is currently at 98.5 per cent. As many as 19,431 recoveries from the infection were logged in the last 24 hours thereby increasing the total recoveries to 4,35,55,041.
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Delhi on Thursday reported 2,726 fresh COVID-19 cases and six fatalities due to the viral disease, while the positivity rate stood at 14.38 per cent, according to data shared by the health department.