In India, with 1,67,059 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, total tally of cases increased to over 4.14 crore, according to MoHFW data updated on Tuesday.
As per data updated at 8 am, the death toll has risen to 4,96,242 with 1,192 fatalities reported during the 24-hour period.
The active cases decreased by 88,209 to reach 17,43,059 – 4.2 per cent of the total infections – while the country’s recovery rate stands at 94.6 per cent, the ministry said.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 11.69 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 15.25 per cent, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,92,30,198 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.2 per cent, the ministry said. With the fresh cases, the total number of infections stands at 4,14,69,499, it said.
The cumulative number of anti-Covid vaccine doses administered in the country so far has crossed 166.68 crore.