The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported 19,406 new COVID-19 cases in India in the previous 24 hours on Saturday.
Covid Cases in India
India detected 19,893 COVID-19 instances on Friday. The total number of COVID-19 instances is currently 4,41,26,994, including 1,34,793 active cases. Active cases make up 0.31 percent of all cases.
The current recovery rate is 98.50 percent. In the previous 24 hours, there were 19,928 recoveries from the virus, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 4,34,65,552.
The single-day rise of 49 fatalities has pushed India’s COVID-19 death toll to 5,26,649, the government data added.
The daily positivity rate, as per the government data, is at 4.96 per cent and the weekly positivity rate is at 4.63 per cent. The data further informed that 87.75 crore of total tests have been conducted so far of which 3,91,187 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
On the COVID-19 vaccination front, over 205.92 crore total vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.