The number of COVID-19 cases in India increased by 134 in one day, but the number of active cases decreased to 1,962, according to data released by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday. India has registered 4.46 billion Covid cases to date. According to data updated at 8 a.m., the number of fatalities reached 5,307,288.
Daily positivity was 0.07 percent, while weekly positivity was 0.08 percent. Active cases currently account for 0.01 percent of all infections, and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.80 percent, according to the website of the health ministry.
In 24 hours, the active caseload decreased by 36 cases. The number of individuals who have recovered from the sickness increased to 4,414,815 while the case-fatality rate was recorded as 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry’s website, 220.20 billion doses of Covid vaccine have been administered across the country thus far as part of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
COVID-19 cases in India surpassed 20 million on August 7, 2020, 30 million on August 23, 40 million on September 5 and 50 million on September 16. It topped 60 million on September 28, 70 million on October 11, 80 million on October 29, 90 million on November 20, and one billion on December 19.
India surpassed the dreadful milestone of three billion on June 23, 2012, and four billion on January 25, 2013.