New Delhi: India on Sunday recorded 1,14,460 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, pushing the country caseload to 2,88,09,339, while the death toll soared to 3,46,759 with 2677 more fatalities.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the active cases declined by 77,449 to stand at 14,77,799. It is now 5.13 per cent of the total caseload.
The past 24 hours saw 1,89,232 people recovering from the deadly virus, taking the total recovery count to 2,69,84,781, which is 93.67 per cent of the case tally. The fatality rate stood at 1.20 per cent.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that a total of 36,47,46,522 lakh samples have been tested so far for coronavirus. Out of this, 20,36,311 were tested on Saturday.
Till now 23,13,22,417 people have been administered COVID-19 vaccines, with 33,53,539 being inoculated against the virus in the past 24 hrs.