COVID-19: India reports 8,306 fresh cases, 211 deaths

In the past 24 hours, India registered 8,306 new coronavirus cases and 211 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in its latest update on Monday.With the addition of the new fatalities, the nationwide death toll has climbed to 4,73,537. The recovery of 8,834 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally to 3,40,69,608.

Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.35 per cent, the highest since March 2020. India's active caseload presently stands at 98,416 and active cases account for 0.28 per cent of the country's total positive Cases, which is also the lowest since March 2020. Also in the same period, a total of 8,86,263 tests were conducted across the country, taking the cumulative total to 64.82 crore.