The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.89 per cent.
New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally increased to 4,32,83,793 on Saturday as 12,899 more people tested positive for the viral disease and the active caseload climbed to 72,427, according to Union health ministry data.
Yesterday, India recorded 13,216 fresh Covid cases.
The death count increased to 5,24,855 with 15 fresh fatalities.
The active cases comprise 0.17 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.62 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 4,366 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.89 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.50 per cent, the ministry said.