India’s active Covid-19 case drops to 14,955

India registered 2,226 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of Covid-19 cases to 4,31.36,371, while the active cases dropped to 14,955, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health updated on Sunday.

The death toll rose to 5,24,413 with 65 new killed, the data stated updated at. 8.00.

“Active cases account for 0.03 percent of total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 percent,” the ministry said.

A decrease of 41 cases in the active Covid-19 case volume has been recorded within 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.50 percent and the weekly positivity rate at 0.50 percent, according to the ministry. The number of people recovering from the disease rose to 4,25,97,003, while the death rate was recorded at 1.22 percent.

The cumulative doses administered so far in the country during the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination effort have exceeded 192.28 crore.

The ministry stressed that more than 70 percent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities. The 65 newly killed include 63 from Kerala and one each from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. “Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council for Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the state distribution of the figures is subject to further verification and voting.

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May 22, 2022

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