Coronavirus Highlights:: India Reports 2.85 Lakh New Covid Cases, 665 Related Deaths

Coronavirus Highlights: The active cases in India now comprise 5.55 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate marginally increased to 93.23 per cent. The active cases presently stand at 22,23,018.

Coronavirus Highlights:: India Reports 2.85 Lakh New Covid Cases, 665 Related Deaths

India Covid-19 cases: The active cases in the country presently stand at 22,23,018. (File)

New Delhi:

India recorded 2,85,914 new coronavirus cases today, 11.7 per cent higher than yesterday's 2.55 lakh figure. The total infection tally in India - the second worst-hit country after the US - has crossed 4 crore cases, according to Union Health Ministry data.

The active cases in India now comprise 5.55 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate marginally increased to 93.23 per cent. The active cases presently stand at 22,23,018.

The daily positivity rate, which is the share of coronavirus tests that return positive -- considered to be a key marker of the pandemic's status -- has marginally risen to 16.16 per cent from yesterday's 15.5 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 17.33 per cent.

The country also added 665 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours, taking the Covid-related death count since the start of the pandemic to 4,91,127.

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