India reported 17,073 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, raising its tally to 4,34,07,046, a jump of 45 per cent from yesterday.
As many as 11,739 new Covid-19 cases and 25 deaths were recorded in the country on Sunday.
The death count has climbed to 5,25,020 with 21 fresh fatalities, data updated at 8 am by the Union Health Ministry stated.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 5.62 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 3.39 per cent, it said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,27,87,606, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21 per cent.
According to the ministry, 197.11 crore doses of vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive.