New Delhi: India logged 174 new coronavirus cases, pushing the tally to 4.49 crore, while the active cases decreased to 3,193, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday (June 5). The death toll rose to 5,31,882 with two more fatalities, which includes one reconciled by Kerala, data updated at 8 am by the ministry stated.
The active cases comprise 0.01 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.81 per cent, according to the union health ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,44,56,681. The case fatality rate was 1.18 per cent. So far, India had recorded a total of 4.49 crore (4,49,91,756) Covid cases.
According to the ministry, as many as 220.66 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive.
On Sunday, the country recorded 202 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases decreased to 3,343 from 3,502, according to the Union Health Ministry. The death toll has increased to 5,31,880 with two deaths.
On Saturday, India logged a single-day rise of 237 fresh COVID-19 cases even as the number of active cases declined to 3,502, according to the Union health ministry. The death toll due to the viral disease has risen to 5,31,878 with four more fatalities.
(With inputs from ANI and PTI)
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