On Friday, India’s daily total of COVID-19 cases surpassed 4,000 for the first time in over three months, with 4,041 infections reported in the previous 24 hours.
On March 11, India had a total of 4,194 COVID-19 cases. In a single day, the country saw a surge of approximately 1,000 COVID-19 cases, resulting in 3,712 new infections.
The health ministry announced today that the daily positivity rate was 0.95 percent in the past 24 hours, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.73 percent.
With the addition of fresh infections, the country’s COVID-19 active cumulative caseload stood at 21,177.
With 2,363 recoveries in the last 24 hours hence, the total recoveries now reached 4,26,22,757. India’s Recovery Rate is currently at 98.74 per cent.
As per the health ministry, India conducted 4,25,379 COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours. The country has so far conducted 85.17 crore total tests, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data.
The country has administered more than 193.83 crore vaccine doses so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
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