COVID-19 : India logs 1233 new cases and 31 fresh fatalities

New Delhi:  With 1233 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,30,23215, while the active cases dipped to 14704 according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday  Morning.
Death toll climbed to 5,21101 with 31 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.03 % of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.75 % the health ministry said.

A reduction of 674 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.20 % and the weekly positivity rate was recorded as 0.25 %.

During last 24 hours 6,24022  COVID-19 tests conducted. India has so far conducted over 78.85 crore cumulative tests. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,24,87410, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21 %.

As per the record of Health ministry ,the cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 183.82 crore.

Last 24 hours total 31 new fatalities in India which include 22 from Kerala. A total of 5,21101 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 1,47,780 from Maharashtra, 67,844 from Kerala, 40,052 from Karnataka, 38,025 from Tamil Nadu, 26,151 from Delhi, 23,494 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,197 from West Bengal.

The ministry stressed that more than 70 % of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities. Union Health Ministry said our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research and  state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.