India logged 7,579 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the country’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,26,480, the lowest in 543 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The figure is the lowest reported since May last year.
The country recorded 236 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic to 4,66,147.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.79 percent. It has been less than two percent for the last 50 days. The weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 0.93 percent. It has been below two percent for the last 60 days, according to the ministry.