8,774 new Corona cases in India

NEW DELHI, Nov 28:
India saw a single-day rise of 8,774 new Coronavirus infections, taking the country’s total tally to 3,45,72,523, while the active cases have declined to 1,05,691, the lowest in 543 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today.
The death toll has climbed to 4,68,554, with 621 daily fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The daily rise in new Coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 51 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 154 consecutive days now.
The active cases have declined to 1,05,691 comprising 0.31 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.34 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the Health Ministry said.
A decrease of 1,328 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.80 per cent. It has been less than 2 per cent for last 55 days.
Weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 0.85 per cent. It has been below 1 per cent for the last 14 days, according to the Health Ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,39,98,278, while the case fatality rate has increased to 1.36 per cent.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 121.94 crore. (PTI)