The country logged 42,015 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). Its active caseload touched 4,07,170, and the active cases constitute 1.30% of the total cases, MoHFW added.
India’s total recoveries stands at 3,03,90,687 so far as 36,977 patients recovered during the last 24 hours; the recovery rate is 97.36%, the ministry said. The weekly positivity rate, MoHFW, it added, remains sub-5%, and presently stands at 2.09%; the daily positivity rate is at 2.27%, less than 3% for 30 consecutive days.
In a related development, India administered 41.54 crore vaccine doses until now under the nationwide vaccination drive and the ministry said that it has “substantially” ramped up testing capacity and 44.91 crore tests were conducted.