New Delhi, June 11: The daily COVID-19 count in India remained below the one-lakh mark for the fourth consecutive day with the country reporting 91,702 fresh cases, while the daily positivity rate dropped to 4.49%, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
With the fresh cases, the total tally of cases has climbed to 2,92,74,823.
The COVID-19 death toll climbed to 3,63,079 with 3,403 fresh deaths, the data updated at 8 am showed
The active cases further declined to 11,21,671 comprising 3.83% of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 94.93%.
A net decline of 46,281 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
Also, 20,44,131 tests were conducted on Thursday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 37,42,42,384.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.49% . It has been less than 10% for the 18th consecutive day, the ministry said, adding the weekly positivity rate has also declined to 5.14%.
Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for 29th consecutive day. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,77,90,073, while the case fatality rate has increased to 1.24%, the data stated.
Cumulatively, 24,60,85,649 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4.
The 3,403 new fatalities include 1,915 from Maharashtra, 358 from Tamil Nadu, 194 each from Karnataka and Kerala. (PTI)