India reports 795 new COVID-19 cases, 58 deaths in last 24 hours

With this, the active caseload of the virus in India stands at 12,054, constituting 0.03 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, April 05, 2022, 09:52 AM IST
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As the declining trend of COVID-19 cases in the country continues, India on Tuesday reported 795 new infections in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry.

With 795 new coronavirus infections reported in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,30,29,839, while the active cases dipped to 12,054, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated.

The death toll climbed to 5,21,416 with 58 fresh fatalities, the ministry data stated.

The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said.

A reduction of 543 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.17 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was at 0.22 per cent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,24,96,369, while the case fatality rate was recorded as 1.21 per cent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 184.87 crore.

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