India logs 4,777 new COVID-19 cases, active cases decline to 43,994

The active cases comprise 0.10 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.72 per cent, the health ministry said

Press Trust of India September 25, 2022 10:46:28 IST
India logs 4,777 new COVID-19 cases, active cases decline to 43,994

A healthcare worker collecting a nasal swab sample of a woman for a COVID-19 test. ANI File

New Delhi: With 4,777 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,45,68,114, while the active cases declined to 43,994, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The death toll climbed to 5,28,510 with 23 fatalities which includes 11 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.10 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.72 per cent, the ministry said.

A decline of 442 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, 2020, 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September. It went past 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, crossed 80 lakh on 29 October, 90 lakh on 20 November and surpassed the one-crore mark on 19 December.

The country crossed the grim milestone of two crore on 4 May, 2021 and three crore on 23 June. It crossed the four-crore mark on 25 January, 2022.

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