New Delhi, June 6
India logged 4,518 new coronavirus infections taking the tally of covid-19 cases to 4,31,81,335, while the active cases increased to 25,782, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The death toll climbed to 5,24,701 with nine fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8am stated.
The active cases comprised 0.06 per cent of the total infections, while the national covid recovery rate was recorded at 98.73 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 1,730 cases has been recorded in the active covid caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.62 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 0.91 per cent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,26,30,852, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.
The nine new fatalities include four from Kerala. Two deaths each were reported from Uttar Pradesh and one each from Maharashtra, Karnataka and West Bengal.
A total of 5,24,701 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,47,866 from Maharashtra, 69,790 from Kerala, 40,108 from Karnataka, 38,025 from Tamil Nadu, 26,212 from Delhi, 23,522 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,205 from West Bengal.
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