Corona: India Records 40,120 New Cases, 585 Deaths
New Delhi: India records 40,120 corona cases along with 585 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Tally of Covid cases to 3,21,17,826, while the recovery rate increased to 97.46 per cent, the death toll, meanwhile, climbed to 4,30,254 with 585 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The ministry said the number of active cases has declined to 3,85,227 or 1.20 per cent of the total cases, the lowest since March 2020.
The national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 97.46 per cent, the ministry said.
A decrease of 2,760 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours, the data showed.
Also, 19,70,495 tests were conducted Thursday, taking the cumulative tests carried out so far for the detection of COVID-19 in the country to 48,94,70,779.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.04 per cent. It has been below 3 per cent for the last 19 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.13 per cent, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,13,02,345, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated.
Cumulatively, 52.95 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered till Tuesday morning.