India has logged 1,272 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have dipped to 15,515, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The death toll has increased to 5,31,770 with three deaths. While two deaths were reported from Punjab, one was from West Bengal, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.49 crore (4,49,80,674) The active cases now comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.78 per cent, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,44,33,389 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. India on Saturday logged 1,223 Covid infections in the last 24 hours while active cases dipped to 16,498 from 18,009.
Maharashtra on Saturday reported 111 COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 81,68,328, the state health department said. The COVID-19 death toll in the state remained unchanged at 1,48,542 as no fresh fatality was reported in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra is now left with 1,032 active cases. A day earlier, the state recorded 121 cases and a single fatality.
Mumbai on Saturday reported 28 COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 11,63,503, the city civic body said. No fresh fatality is reported leaving the death toll unchanged at 19,769, the BMC bulletin said. A day before, the city saw 28 cases and a single COVID-19 fatality. Mumbai is now left with 283 active cases after 47 people recovered from COVID-19 infection. The overall tally of recoveries is 11,43,451, it said.
The recovery rate is 98.3 per cent while the overall growth rate of cases in the city stood at 0.0036 per cent from May 5 to May 12. The case doubling rate is 19,488 days, as per the bulletin. A total of 1,128 tests were conducted in Mumbai in the last 24 hours, which raised the count of the samples examined so far to 1,88,60,677.
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