India today recorded 2,55,874 new coronavirus cases, 16.39 per cent lower than Monday's figure of 3.06 lakh cases.

During the same period, the country reported 614 virus-related deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 4,89,848.

At 22,36,842, active cases in India now comprise 5.62 per cent of the total infections

The national COVID-19 recovery rate marginally increased to 93.15 per cent.

Delhi logged 6,028 Covid-19 cases, 9,127 recoveries, and 31 deaths.

The active case tally of the national capital went up to 42,010 along with the positivity rate dipping to 10.55 per cent.

Covid-19 restrictions in Delhi will be eased as soon as possible, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said at an event organised by the city government.