India recorded 1,14,460 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours that is the lowest in 60 days, while the daily positivity rate further dropped to 5.62 percent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.
With the fresh cases, the total tally of coronavirus cases in the country climbed to 2,88,09,339. The COVID-19 death toll climbed to 3,46,759 with 2,677 daily deaths, the lowest after around 42 days, while the active cases dropped below 15 lakh, the data updated at 8 am showed.
In a span of 24 hours on April 6 a total of 96,982 new cases were recorded along with 20,36,311 tests were conducted on Saturday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 36,47,46,522. The daily positivity rate has further dropped to 5.62 percent.
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The ministry said, it has been less than 10 per cent for 13 consecutive days when the weekly positivity rate has dropped to 6.54 per cent. The active cases have reduced to 14,77,799 comprising 5.13 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 93.67 per cent.
On August 23 the positivity rate 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. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4.
In the last 24 hours a net decline of 77,449 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload. Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for 24 consecutive days. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,69,84,781, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.20 per cent, the data stated.