Covid-19 cases in India continue to rise, with the country reporting 20,409 new infections in the last 24 hours. According to Union Health Ministry figures, this brings the total Covid-19 tally in the country to 4,39,79,730.
At present, the country has a total of 1,43,988 active cases of Covid-19 infections.
A total of 32 Covid-19 patients have succumbed to the viral disease in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll to 5,26,258 since the onset of the pandemic.
In India, the daily positivity rate is 5.12% while the weekly positivity rate is 4.82%, the ministry said. So far, more than 4.33 crore people have recovered from the coronavirus infection in the country including 22,697 in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate is 98.48% at present.
The country has conducted over 87.44 crore covid tests till date whereas 3,98,761 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
Under the Covid-19 nationwide vaccination program, a total of 38,63,960 doses were administered in the last 24 hours while more than 203.60 crore vaccine jabs have been inoculated to the eligible beneficiaries in the country so far.