The number of new coronavirus infections in India rose by 20,408 in a single day, bringing the country's total Covid-19 cases to 4,40,0138, while the number of active cases fell to 1,43,384, according to the Union health ministry on Saturday.
The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.48%, according to the health ministry, and the active cases make up 0.33 per cent of all infections.
In the last 24 hours, there has been a 604 case reduction in the active Covid-19 caseload.
A 5.05 per cent daily positive rate was noted. The health ministry said that the weekly positive rate was 4.92 per cent.
A record 4,33,30,442 persons made a full recovery from the virus, and the case fatality rate was 1.20 per cent.
The government reports that 203.94 crore doses of the Covid vaccine have been been given throughout the nation as part of the Covid-19 vaccination drive.
On August 7, 2020, India's Covid-19 total surpassed the 20-lakh barrier, and on December 19, it surpassed the one-crore level.
On May 4, 2021, three months later, and on January 25, this year, India reached the depressing milestone of two crores.