India records 50,040 COVID-19 cases, 1,258 deaths in last 24 hours
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A single-day rise of 50,040 COVID-19 infections took India's case tally to 3,02,33,183, the Union Health Ministry informed on Sunday.

The death toll climbed to 3,95,751 with 1,258 more people succumbing to the viral disease in a day.

The number of active cases has further declined to 5,86,403 and now accounts for 1.94 per cent of the total infections, the Union Health Ministry data showed.

Recoveries outnumbered daily new cases of COVID-19 for the 45th consecutive day with the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surging to 2,92,51,029. The case fatality rate stood at 1.31 per cent.

While the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.75 per cent, the weekly case positivity rate has come down to 2.91 per cent.

According to the Health Ministry data, the daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.82 per cent. It has been less than 5 per cent for 20 consecutive days.

"A total of 40,42,65,101 samples tested up to June 26. Of which 17,77,309 samples were tested yesterday," informed Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

India administered 64.25 lakh vaccine doses in a day taking the cumulative number of jabs given so far under the nationwide inoculation drive to 32.17 crore, according to immunisation data.

Total cases: 3,02,33,183

Total recoveries: 2,92,51,029

Death toll: 3,95,751

Active cases: 5,86,403

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