India on Monday recorded 12,781 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, while the active caseload reached 76,700, a statement of the health ministry said. The daily positivity rate reached 4.32 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.62 percent.
An increase of 4,226 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,27,07,900, while the case fatality rate stood at 1.21 per cent, the ministry said.
The weekly COVID-19 cases in the country surged to a record high in four months with around 80,000 new infections recorded in the last seven days, a 62 percent rise registered than the previous 7-day tally.
The death due to the virus in the week ending Sunday remained low at 93, which was more than the combined toll in the last two weeks (45 and 41).