New Delhi: On Thursday, India reported 18,930 new coronavirus infections taking the COVID-19 tally to 4,35,66,739, according to the Union Health Ministry.The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have risen to 1,19,457, the health ministry data showed today.
The death toll climbed to 5,25,305 with 35 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry, the country saw a total of 14,650 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.53 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4,29,21,977.
An increase of 4,245 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.26 per cent of the total infections, the ministry said. A total of 86.53 crore tests have been conducted so far with 4,38,005 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.32 per cent while the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.86 per cent.