New Delhi: Daily cases of coronavirus in the country remained below 30,000 for the tenth straight day with 20,799 fresh infections recorded in a single day, while the active cases declined to 2,64,458, the lowest in 200 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
With the fresh cases, India’s total tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 3,38,34,702, while the death toll climbed to 4,48,997 with 180 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The active cases comprise 0.78 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.89 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
A decrease of 6,099 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
With 26,718 recoveries, the total outpatient tally rose to 3,31,21,247 patients released from hospitals so far.
The vaccination tally showed a decline as over 90 crores doses have been administered so far with 90,79,32,861 doses given so far since January 16, 2021.