New Delhi: On Saturday, India recorded 17,092 new cases of the novel coronavirus, total tally of such cases rose to 4,34,86,326, according to the Union Health Ministry. The total number of active cases in the country now stands at 1,09,568.
29 people succumbed to the infection in last 24 hours taking the death toll to 5,25,168.As many as 14,684 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,28,51,590. Active cases comprise 0.25 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the health ministry said.
The daily positivity rate stands at 4.14%, the weekly positivity rate is 3.56% and the active cases account for 0.25%.The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,28,51,590. The case fatality rate was 1.21 per cent.
4,12,570 COVID tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of tets conducted so far to 86.32 crore. According to the ministry, 197.84 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive.