New Delhi: India has logged 310 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have decreased to 4,709 from 4,972 in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday (May 29). The death toll has increased to 5,31,866 with two deaths.
The Covid-19 case tally was recorded at 4.49 crore. The active cases now comprise 0.01 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.80 per cent, the union ministry said.
Earlier this week, the country recorded 403 new coronavirus infections and five fatalities. On Friday, around 425 people reported to be infected with the virus. At the time, three patients succumbed to the infection. The death toll had increased to 5,31,859 with three fatalities, which includes one death reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,44,53,479 and the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 per cent. According to the ministry’s website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
Delhi logged 12 fresh Covid cases earlier this, with a positivity rate of 0.77 per cent, according to data shared by the city government’s health department. One Covid-related fatality was also reported in the national capital.
On May 24, the city logged 10 deaths with a positivity rate of 0.60 per cent. The Delhi government did not issue a bulletin last week, on Thursday and Friday. With the fresh cases, the cumulative tally of Covid cases in Delhi has increased to 20,40,652.
Among the cities, Mumbai reported seven COVID-19 cases earlier this week, which took the tally to 11,63,735, while the death toll stood unchanged at 19,772, a civic official said. The addition to the tally was a drop from the 11 cases detected a day earlier, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (bmc) official added.
The recovery count increased by 29 in the last 24 hours to touch 11,43,855, leaving the metropolis with an active caseload of 108, he said.
As per a BMC report, the recover rate is 98.3 per cent and the overall growth rate of cases between May 19 and 25 is 0.0015 per cent. The caseload doubling time is 44,693 days and the overall number of coronavirus tests conducted is 1,88,72,177, including 786 in the last 24 hours.
(With inputs from ANI and PTI)
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