Mumbai: India has reported 20,409 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, while the active cases declined to 1,43,988, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
The death toll rose to 5,26,258 with 32 new deaths, data updated at 8 am.
The ministry said active cases comprise 0.33 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.48 per cent.
A decrease of 2,335 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in the 24-hour period.
According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was recorded at 5.12 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.82 per cent.
The number of people cured of the disease rose to 4,33,09,484, while the death rate was recorded at 1.20 per cent.
According to the ministry, 203.60 crore doses of the Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.