India on Sunday witnessed a rise in Covid-19 cases for the third straight day, reporting 1,150 fresh cases taking the active cases to 11,558. According to data published by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), the fresh cases were detected from, 3,65,118 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.
The cumulative tests conducted in the country stands at 83.18 crores, the ministry informed. India also recorded 954 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking total recoveries to 4,25,08,788.
With 461 new Covid-19 cases reported in Delhi on Saturday, positivity rate jumped up by 26 per cent in the national capital.
Meanwhile, the active cases countrywide now stand at 0.03 percent, as per the data released, while the recovery rate stood at 98.76 percent.
Apart from that, the daily positivity rate stood at 0.31 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.27 percent.
Notably, India also reported four deaths in the last 24 hours taking the total deaths due to Covid-19 to 5,21,751.
The total Covid-19 vaccine coverage rose to 186.51 crores under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.