New Delhi: India recorded 43,654 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 31,484,605 while the death toll climbed to 4,22,022 with 640 daily fatalities, according to Union health ministry update on Wednesday.
The active cases declined to 3,99,436 in the said time period, according to data released by the ministry at 8am. The national Covid-19 recovery rate improved to 1.27 per cent, it stated. The number of active cases fell by 1336.
As many as 17,36,857 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Tuesday, taking the total number of tests conducted so far to 46,09,00,978.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,06,63,147, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, it said.