In the past 24 hours, India has logged 490 new coronavirus infections.
The death toll has increased to 5,31,856 with two deaths, the data updated at 8 am stated. The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.49 crore (4,49,88,916).
Active cases now constitute 0.02 per cent of the total infections in the country. The latest national recovery rate has been recorded at 98.80 per cent, the data showed.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,44,51,353 and the fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 per cent.
220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far, data on the ministry’s website showed.