India added 5,439 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,44,21,162, while the active cases declined to 65,732, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
The active cases comprise 0.15 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.66 per cent, the ministry said.
Here are the Highlights on coronavirus cases in India:
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Delhi Reports 382 New COVID-19 Cases, 5 Deaths
Delhi on Tuesday reported 382 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 2.85 per cent, while five more people died due to the infection, according to data shared by the city health department.
The new cases came out of 13,382 tests conducted the previous day, the department said in its latest bulletin.
With the fresh cases and fatalities, Delhi's infection tally increased to 19,99,240 and the total death count climbed to 26,467, it said.
Telangana Reports 190 New COVID-19 Cases
Telangana on Tuesday recorded 190 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 8,34,333.
Hyderabad district saw the highest number of cases with 82.
A health department bulletin said 376 people recuperated from the infection and the cumulative number of recoveries to date was 8,28,484.
The recovery rate stood at 99.30 per cent.
No fresh fatality occurred due to the infectious disease and the death count continued to be 4,111.
Rajasthan Reports 244 New COVID-19 in Rajasthan
Rajasthan recorded 244 new Covid cases that pushed the infection tally to 13,08,532, while two more fatalities pushed the total death count to 9,627, a medical bulletin issued here said on Tuesday.
Of the fresh cases, a maximum of 47 were recorded in Jaipur, it said, adding that the number of active cases stands at 2,767.
Maharashtra Records 1,444 new COVID-19 Cases, 8 Deaths
Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 1,444 fresh coronavirus cases, a rise of 634 from a day ago, while eight more patients died due to the infection in the state, said the health department.
With these additions, the state's overall COVID-19 tally rose to 80,98,738, while the death count increased to 1,48,242, said the department in a bulletin.
Mumbai logged 516 cases and three coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, said the bulletin.
Kolhapur recorded two deaths, while Thane and Nagpur cities and Chandrapur district registered one death each, it said.
The state's coronavirus fatality rate stood at 1.83 per cent, while the recovery rate was 98.03 per cent.
The health department said 2,006 patients recovered from the coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking their cumulative count to 79,39,594 and leaving the state with 10,902 active cases.
Odisha logs 232 new Covid-19 cases
Odisha's Covid-19 tally rose to 13,27,382 on Tuesday as 232 more people, including 38 children, tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said. The toll increased to 9,175 as a 69-year-old man succumbed to the disease in Kandhamal district, it said.
Fifty-three other patients have died due to comorbidities so far.
Active Covid cases in country dip to 65,732
India saw a major decline in daily Covid cases with 5,439 new coronavirus infections being reported, while the active cases declined to 65,732, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
The death toll climbed to 5,27,829 with 30 new fatalities, the data said.