India logs 2,124 Corona cases

NEW DELHI, May 25: India saw a single day rise of 2,124 new Coronavirus infections, taking the infection tally to 4,31,42,192, while the active cases rose to 14,971, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today.
The COVID-19 death toll has climbed to 5,24,507 with 17 more fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The active cases comprised 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the Health Ministry said.
An increase of 130 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.46 per cent and weekly positivity rate was 0.49 per cent, according to the Health Ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,26,02,714, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 per cent.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 192.67 crore. (PTI)