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India coronavirus update: Single day rise of 2,541 new Covid infections, 30 more succumb to virus

By Jasleen Kaur -- April 25, 2022 10:58 am -- Updated:April 25, 2022 10:58 am

India coronavirus update: The nation's Covid-19 count witnessed a slight dip as the country reported 2,541 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Monday.

On Sunday, India reported 2,593 new coronavirus cases. With the new infections, the total cases in the country have gone up to 4,30,60,086, including 16,522 active cases, as per the update issued by the ministry. The active cases account for 0.04 per cent of the total infections.

Of the fresh coronavirus cases recorded, Delhi accounts for 1,083 cases, which is 57.37 per cent of the cases recorded in the country. A single-day rise of 30 fatalities pushed India's death toll to 5,22,223, the data added.

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The Health Ministry also informed that as many as 1,862 recoveries were logged in the last 24 hours taking the count of total recoveries to 4,25,21,341. India's recovery rate from Covid-19 is currently at 98.75 per cent.

India coronavirus update: Single day rise of 2,541 new Covid infections, 30 more succumb to virus

Furthermore, the government data said a total of 83.50 crore Covid-19 tests have been conducted so far of which 3,02,115 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. In these figures, a daily positivity rate of 0.84 per cent was observed in the country whereas the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.54 per cent.

India coronavirus update: Single day rise of 2,541 new Covid infections, 30 more succumb to virus  On the vaccination front, as many as 187.71 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide coronavirus vaccination drive.

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-PTC News

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