New Delhi, May 31: A slight dip was witnessed in Covid-19 cases in India on Tuesday, as the country logged 2,338 fresh coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.
on Monday, 2,706 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported. With this, the active coronavirus caseload stands at 17,883 and the active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections. A decline was also witnessed in the daily positivity rate, which was reported to be 0.64 per cent. The weekly positivity rate stands at 0.61 per cent.
The daily positivity rate was 0.97 per cent on Monday. As many as 2,134 people recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the total coronavirus recoveries to 4,26,15,574.
The Covid-19 recovery rate is currently at 98.74 per cent. As per the health ministry, the death toll has mounted to 5,24,630 with 19 fatalities recorded in the last 24 hours. India conducted 3,63,883 Covid-19 tests in the last 24 hours. A total of 85.04 crore tests have been conducted so far.
Meanwhile, 193.45 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
Meanwhile, witnessing a dip in fresh Covid-19 infections, the national capital reported 212 new cases in the last 24 hours, 145 lesser than Sunday, according to a health bulletin by the Delhi government on Monday. The city had reported 357 fresh cases on Sunday. With this, the active cases in the city stand are 1,486 which was 1,624 on Sunday.
According to the bulletin, 349 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries in the national capital since the onset of the pandemic is 18,78,828. One patient succumbed to the virus taking the death toll in the city to 26,209. A total of 8,768 samples were tested during this period, while the case positivity rate is 2.42 per cent.