India reports 19,893 new Covid-19 cases, 53 deaths in last 24 hours

India reported 19,893 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data. With this, the country’s total tally of coronavirus cases rose to 4,40,87,037.

In the last 24 hours, 20,419 people recovered from the infection, taking the total recoveries in the country to 4,34,24,029.

According to the health ministry, the active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate remained at 98.50 per cent.

The daily positivity rate was recorded as 4.94 per cent per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 4.64 per cent, according to the ministry.

According to the ministry, 205.22 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.