The total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,36,22,651 with 18,257 fresh infections, while the active cases increased to 1,28,690 in India, according to the Union Health Ministry report that was updated on Sunday.
The total death count jumped to 5,25,428 with 42 new fatalities.
The active cases are now 0.30 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 3,662 cases was recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.22 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 4.08 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,29,68,533, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.20 per cent.