In the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. on Saturday, India recorded 24,354 new Covid-19 cases and 234 associated fatalities. According to data from the Union Health Ministry, the country presently has 2,73,889 active cases.
Of the 234 deaths, 95 were reported from Kerala. The death toll now stands at over 4.48 lakh
The active cases, which presently amount for less than 1% of the caseload, total 273,889 and have been at their lowest level in 197 days. During the same time span, 25,455 individuals recovered from the infection. This brings the total number of recoveries to 33,068,599. The active cases, which presently account for less than 1% of the caseload, total 273,889 and have been at their lowest level in 197 days.
Meanwhile, the vaccination coverage against Covid-19 in India has exceeded 897.4 million and nearly seven million doses were administered to beneficiaries in the last 24 hours. Of the total vaccination, 654,331,744 beneficiaries have received the first dose and the remaining 243,149,810 have received both doses, i.e fully vaccinated.