The death toll due to the viral disease climbed to 5,16,352 with 71 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 9 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.06 per cent of the total infections. The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.73 per cent, the health ministry said.
A reduction of 1,379 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.56 per cent and the weekly positivity rate stood at 0.41 per cent, the ministry said.
Meanwhile, more than 183.31 crore (1,83,31,77,060) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.; and more than 17.15 crore (17,15,45,076) balance and unutilized Covid vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.