India recorded 811 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total COVID-19 case count to 4,46,62,952, while active cases dropped to 13,559, according to data updated on Wednesday from the Union Health Ministry.
The death toll rose to 5,30,511 with two fatalities reported in Maharashtra, according to data updated at 8 a.m.
Active cases comprise 0.03 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate rose to 98.78 percent, according to the ministry’s website.
A decrease of 462 cases in the number of active COVID-19 cases has been recorded in a 24-hour period.
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The number of people who have recovered from the disease rose to 4,41,18,882 while the fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry’s website, 219.75 crores of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign. India’s COVID-19 count had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It passed 60 lakh on 28th September, 70 lakh on 11th October, crossed 80 lakh on 29th October, 90 lakh on 20th November and crossed the one crore mark on 19th December. The country crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23 last year. It crossed the four crore mark on January 25 this year.
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