India reports 408 new cases, 5 COVID deaths

India on Thursday added 408 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours and 568 patients recovered from the disease, according to the latest data by the Union Ministry of Health.

India’s coronavirus infection tally has risen to 44,670,483, while the active cases have declined to 5,881.

The death toll climbed to 5,30,601 with five fatalities reported in 24 hours.

The active cases comprise 0.01% of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate increased to 98.80%, according to the ministry website.

A decrease of 165 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in since yesterday.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,33,433, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19%

According to the ministry’s website, 219.88 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.