The country’s new Covid-19 case is 39,097, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said. Its active caseload is now 4,08,97 and the active cases constitute 1.31% of the total case count, the Ministry added.
In the last 24 hours, 35,087 patients recovered. This has cumulated 3,05,03,166 recoveries across the country until now, MoHFW said, adding that the recovery rate now stands at 97.35%. The health ministry also stated that the weekly positivity rate is below 5% as it is at 2.22%, and the daily positivity rate is at 2.40%, less than 3% for 33 consecutive days.
On the vaccination, the Ministry said that India has immunised 42.78 crore jabs under the government’s ongoing nationwide vaccination programme. Also, it said that testing capacity has been considerably expanded and 45.45 crore tests were conducted.