A single-day rise of 34,457 Covid-19 cases pushed India’s tally to 3,23,93,286 on Saturday, while the number of active cases declined to 3,61,340, the lowest in 151 days, according to Union health ministry data.
The death toll climbed to 4,33,964 with 375 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The 3,61,340 active cases comprise 1.12 percent of the total infections, the lowest since March last year.
The national Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 97.54 percent, the highest since March last year, the ministry said.
A reduction of 2,265 cases has been recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours. Shop Casual Streetwear Rs 2172/-
The daily positivity rate stands at 2 percent. It has been less than 3 percent for the last 26 days, according to the ministry.
The weekly positivity rate stands at 1.98 percent. It has been below 3 percent for the last 57 days, the ministry said.
As many as 17,21,205 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Friday, taking the total number of tests done so far in the country to 50,45,76,158.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease has surged to 3,15,97,982, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 percent, the data stated. Shop Casual Streetwear Rs 2172/-
So far, 57.61 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.
India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.
It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. Shop Casual Streetwear Rs 2172/-
India’s caseload crossed the grim milestone of two crores on May 4 and three crores on June 23.
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