New Delhi: India reported 6,990 fresh Covid cases in the past 24 hours, below the 10,000-mark for fourth consecutive day, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday morning.
In the same time span, a total of 190 deaths were reported pushing the toll to 4,68,980 across the nation.
With the recovery of 10,116 patients, the cumulative tally has gone up to 3,40,18,299. The recovery rate now stands at 98.35 per cent, highest since March 2020.
The active caseload stands at 1,00,543, lowest in the last 546 days. Currently, active cases constitute 0.29 per cent of the country’s total positive cases, the lowest since March 2020.
Also in the same period, a total of 10,12,523 tests were conducted across the country. India has so far conducted over 64.13 crore cumulative tests.