NEW DELHI: With 18,313 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's total tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 4,39,38,764, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The death toll climbed to 5,26,110 with 57 fresh fatalities in the last 24 hours.
The country's active Covid-19 cases has declined to 1,45,026 according to the health ministry data.
The active cases constituted 0.34 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.47 per cent, the health ministry said.
A decline of 2,486 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of the last 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.31 per cent and weekly positivity rate at 4.57 per cent, the data said.
A total of 87.36 crore tests have so far been conducted to detect the viral infection in the country, including 4,25,337 in the last 24 hours.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has gone up to 4,32,67,571, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.2 per cent, the data showed.
According to the ministry, 202.79 crore vaccine doses have so far been administered under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.