The death toll has climbed to 5,07,177 with 657 daily fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases, meanwhile, have declined to 6,97,802, according to Union health ministry data updated.
The active cases comprise 1.64 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate has further improved to 97.17 per cent, the health ministry said.
A reduction of 92,987 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate has been recorded at 3.89 per cent while weekly positivity rate has been recorded at 5.76 per cent, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who…