India logged 43,654 fresh COVID-19 cases taking its tally to 3,14,84,605, while 640 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 4,22,022, according to Union Health Ministry data on Wednesday. The number of active cases stood at 3,99,436, an increase of 1,336 in a span of 24 hours, and comprises 1.27 percent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 97.39 percent, the data updated at 8 am showed. The daily positivity rate increased to 2.51 percent from 1.73 percent on Tuesday. The weekly positivity rate stood at 2.36 percent, the data showed. 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 percent, it stated.
First Published: IST