Home / News / India /  India logs 102 new Covid cases, active tally drops to 1,900

India has recorded 102 new coronavirus cases, taking the cumulative Covid-19 tally to 4.46 crore (4,46,82,206), according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. 

With this, the country's active caseload has also declined to 1,922. The active cases comprise of 0.01% of the total infections. A decrease of nine cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

India's overall death toll stands at 5,30,737, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The daily positivity was recorded at 0.07 per cent while the weekly positivity was pegged at 0.08 per cent. The national Covid-19 recovery rate increased to 98.81 per cent, the health ministry said.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,49,547 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.

According to the ministry's website, 220.32 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

The country crossed the grim milestone of four crore on January 25 last year.

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