New Delhi, Aug 22 (Agency) India’s Covid-19 tally rose to 32,424,234 on Sunday with 30,948 new cases being registered during the last 24 hours across the country, according to the Union Health Ministry. As many as 403 deaths due to the pandemic since Saturday morning, took the total death toll to 434,367.
There are still 353,398 active Covid-19 cases in the country even as a decrease of 7,942 active cases took place during the past 24 hours. India’s current active caseload was lowest in 152 days, said the Union Health Ministry. A total of 31,636,469 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals so far, out of which 38,487 were discharged during the past 24 hours. According to the Ministry, the recovery rate rose to 97.57 per cent which was the highest since March last year.