COVID-19: India records 30,549 new cases in last 24 hours

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Coronavirus (Image: Pixabay)
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New Delhi : India on Tuesday registered 30,459 new coronavirus cases, taking the total tally of cases to 3,17,26,507; however, active cases have declined after six days, according to Union Health Ministry data.

The death toll climbed to 4,25,195 with 422 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The number of active cases came down to 4,04,958, which comprises 1.28 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 97.38 per cent, it showed.

A decrease of 8,760 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

As many as 16,49,295 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the total number of tests conducted so far in the country to 47,12,94,789.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.85 per cent. The weekly positivity rate stood at 2.39 per cent, according to the ministry.