In India, there have been 20,408 new infections in the last 24 hours due to Covid-19. According to Union Health Ministry figures, this brings the total Covid-19 tally in the country to 4,40,00,138.
The country’s active caseload witnessed a marginal dip from 1,43,988 on Friday to 1,43,384 infections today.
More than 40 Covid-19 patients have succumbed to the viral disease in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll to 5,26,312 since the onset of the pandemic.
In India, the daily positivity rate is 5.05% while the weekly positivity rate is 4.92%, the ministry said. So far, 4,33,30,442 crore people have recovered from the coronavirus infection in the country including 20,958 in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate is 98.48% at present.
The country has conducted over 87.48 crore covid tests till date whereas 4,04,399 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
Under the Covid-19 nationwide vaccination program, a total of 33,87,173 doses were administered in the last 24 hours while more than 203.94 crore vaccine jabs have been inoculated to the eligible beneficiaries in the country so far.