India logs 3.33 lakh COVID-19 infections, 525 fresh fatalities; daily positivity rate at 17.78%

An increase of 73,840 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours

Press Trust of India January 23, 2022 10:43:54 IST
India logs 3.33 lakh COVID-19 infections, 525 fresh fatalities; daily positivity rate at 17.78%

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New Delhi: India logged 3,33,533 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,92,37,264, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The active cases have increased to 21,87,205, while the death toll has climbed to 4,89,409 with 525 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 5.57 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.18 per cent, the ministry said.

An increase of 73,840 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 161.92 crore.

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

India crossed the grim milestone of two crores on 4 May, 2021 and three crores on 23 June, 2021.

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