India covid cases: 4 of the 8 deaths occurred in Kerala, according to data. (Representational)
India has logged 801 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have dipped to 14,493 from 15,515, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The death count has increased to 5,31,778 with eight deaths which includes four in Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.49 crore (4,49,81,475).
The active cases now comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.78 per cent, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,44,35,204 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 per cent.
According to the ministry's website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
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