India recorded 41,157 new COVID-19 cases which took the infection tally to 3,11,06,065. While, the death toll climbed to 4,13,609 with 518 more fatalities on Sunday.
As per the health ministry data, the active COVID-19 cases decreased by 1,365 in a span of 24 hours to 4,22,660 and comprise 1.36 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate of COVID-19 stands at 97.31 per cent.
The second wave of Covid-19 virus has visibly lessen in most regions in the country over the past two months, except for Kerala and Maharashtra.
The health ministry data shows that both the states are witnessing rising Covid-19 infections over the past four weeks.
India crossed the milestone of the 400 million mark in the number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered across the country so far, on Saturday.
The new high in administering covid vaccines doses makes India a country with the highest number of shots given among all nation in the world with the exception of China.