Mumbai: India has reported 16,167 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths in the last 24 hours, including 15 reconciled deaths in Kerala, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The death toll in Kerala has risen to 5,26,730, taking the death toll to 41, including 15, the figures were updated at 8 am.
The ministry said active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent.
The active COVID-19 caseload has registered an increase of 577 cases in a span of 24 hours.
According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was recorded at 6.14 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.64 per cent.
The number of people cured of the disease rose to 4,34,99,659, while the case fatality rate stood at 1.19 per cent.
According to the ministry,206.56 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.