COVID-19: 347 new cases across country, active cases down to 5,516

The death toll has climbed to 5,30,604 with one death each reported from Delhi, Gujarat, and Karnataka

November 25, 2022 09:58 am | Updated 09:58 am IST - New Delhi

Health workers take nasal swabs from the police personnel for COVID-19 test. File

Health workers take nasal swabs from the police personnel for COVID-19 test. File | Photo Credit: Nagara Gopal

India saw a single-day rise of 347 coronavirus infections, taking the virus tally to 4,46,70,830, while the active cases further declined to 5,516, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.

The death toll has climbed to 5,30,604 with one death each reported from Delhi, Gujarat, and Karnataka in the last 24 hours, the data updated at 8 a.m. stated.

The active cases constitute 0.01% of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.80%, according to the ministry website.

A decrease of 365 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in 24 hours.

The number of recoveries increased to 4,41,34,710, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.

 According to the Ministry's website, 219.89 crore doses of Covid vaccines 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.

India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23 last year. It crossed the four-crore mark on January 25 this year.

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