India reports 2,424 fresh coronavirus cases

India saw a single day rise of 2,424 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid cases to 4,46,14,437, while the active cases have declined to 28,079, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

The overall death count has climbed to 5,28,814 with 15 fatalities, which includes 12 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.06 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid recovery rate has increased to 98.75 per cent, the health ministry said.

A decline of 514 cases has been recorded in the active Covid caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.65 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.27 per cent, according to the health ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,40,57,544, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.