Corona: 41,965 New Cases Reported in India
New Delhi: India records 41,965 news corona cases along with 460 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
India’s total tally of cases rose to 3,28,10,845, while active cases have increased to 3,78,181, the death toll has climbed to 4,39,020 with 460 more fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The number of active cases has increased to 3,78,181 and comprise 1.15 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 97.51 per cent, ministry said.
It said that active cases increased by 7,541 in a span of 24 hours.
On Tuesday, 16,06,785 tests were conducted, taking the total cumulative tests done so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 52,31,84,293.
The daily positivity rate has been recorded 2.61 per cent, the ministry said.
The weekly positivity rate has been recorded at 2.58 per cent and it has been below three per cent for the last 68 days, it said and added that the trend of less than 50,000 daily cases is being reported for 66 consecutive days now.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has increased to 3,19,93,644, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated.
With 1.33 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses being administered on Tuesday, the highest ever in a single day, the cumulative doses given in the country under the vaccination drive has exceeded 65.41 crore, according to the ministry.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.