41 new people have died in India in the last 24 hours.
Active cases have come down to 1,50,877, while the death toll has risen to 5,26,074 with 41 new deaths, data updated at 9 am.
The health ministry said active cases comprise 0.34 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.46 per cent.
A decrease of 1,323 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a 24-hour period.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 7.03 per cent. According to the health ministry, the weekly positivity rate was 4.49 per cent.
A total of 87.27 crore tests have been conducted with 2,39,751 tests conducted in a span of 24 hours.
The number of cured people rose to 4,32,28,670, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.20 per cent.
According to the ministry, 202.17 crore doses of Kovid vaccine have been given in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination campaign.
Of the 41 new people, 13 are from Kerala, six each from Maharashtra and West Bengal, four from Punjab, two each from Delhi and Sikkim and one each from Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Nagaland, Odisha, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh.