COVID-19: India registers 4,270 new cases, 15 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi, June 05 (KMS): India logged 4,270 new coronavirus infections, taking the tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,31,76,817, while the daily positivity rate was recorded above one per cent after 34 days, according to the Indian Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The active cases rose to 24,052 and the death toll climbed to 5,24,692 with 15 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8:00am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.06 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.73 per cent, the ministry said.

An increase of 1,636 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.03 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 0.84 per cent, according to the ministry. On May 1, the daily positivity was recorded at 1.07 per cent.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,26,28,073, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 percent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country, so far, under the countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 194.09 crore.