India recorded 54, 336 new covid -19 cases and 1,321 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, the country’s total caseload has risen to over 3 crore, while the death toll has surged to 3.91 lakh, according to the latest update from the Union Health Ministry.
Meanwhile, the number of active COVID-19 cases has declined to 6,27,057 and is 2.08 per cent of the total infections. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.91 per cent. It has been less than 5 per cent for 17 days in a row.
The weekly positivity rate has also declined to 3.04 per cent, according to the union health ministry.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 39,78,32,667 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to June 23 with 18,59,469 samples being tested on Wednesday.
The number of people who have recuperated from COVID-19 surged to 2,90,63,740, while the case fatality rate was at 1.30 percent.