New Delhi: India has added 25,072 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest in 160 days, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday. With the new addition, the cumulative caseload of the country has increased to 3,24,49,306. The death toll climbed to 4,34,756 with 389 new fatalities, the Ministry added.
In yet another development, the national recovery rate has amounted to 97.63 percent, the highest since March 2020. With 44,157 new recoveries in the last 24 hours, the recovery tally now stands at 3,16,80,626.
With the decrease in daily infections, the active coronavirus cases have declined to 3,33,924, the lowest in 155 days comprising 1.03 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020.
As many as 12,95,160 tests were conducted on Sunday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far in the country to 50,75,51,399: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
A total of 58,25,49,595 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 so far of which 7,95,543 doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 211.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.43 million and vaccinations soared to over 4.92 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.