India logs 16,135 cases, 24 deaths

NEW DELHI, July 4:
India logged 16,135 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,35,18,564, while the active cases increased to 1,13,864, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today.
The death toll climbed to 5,25,223 with 24 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.26 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the ministry said. An increase of 2,153 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
A total of 3,32,978 samples were tested on Sunday, taking cumulative samples tested till date to 86,39,99,907.
As many as 1,97,98,21,197 vaccination jabs have given till now.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.85 per cent and the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.74 per cent, according to official data. (PTI)