With 35,499 more people testing positive for COVID-19, India’s infection tally now stands at 3,19,69,954, while the death count climbed to 4,28,309 with 447 fresh fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry on Monday.
The number of active cases has declined to 4,02,188 which comprise 1.27 per cent of the total infections, and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 97.39 per cent, data showed.
A decrease of 4,634 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours, it showed.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,11,39,457, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated.
As many as 13,71,871 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the country on Sunday, taking the total number of such examinations so far to 48,17,67,232.