India on Tuesday registered 32,906 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 30,907,282, according to the Union health ministry's latest update. The death toll surged to 41,07,84 with 2,020 fresh fatalities in the last 24 hours.
The active COVID-19 cases went down further to 4,32,778 and now comprise 1.46 percent of the total coronavirus cases in the country, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has now reached 97.22 percent.
A decrease of 1,81,21 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours, according to the health department. The number of people who have recuperated from the coronavirus infections has now reached 3,00,63,720 and the COVID-19 fatality rate stands at 1.32 percent, the data stated.
As many as 17,40,325 tests were conducted on Monday taking the total number of tests conducted in the country to 43,40,58,138, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
India started its Covid-19 vaccination drive on January 16 this year. To date, 37,73,52,501 vaccine doses have been rolled out so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.