India recorded 44,230 new daily cases, the Union Health Ministry said. Its active caseload stands at 4,05,155 and the active cases constitute 1.28% of the total cases, it added.
According to the ministry, 3,07,43,972 people have recoveries across the country until now as 42,360 patients recovered during the last 24 hours; the recovery rate is now 97.38%.
The weekly positivity rate remains less than 5%, currently at 2.43%; and the daily positivity rate is at 2.44%, the ministry also said.
Also, it said that India has administered 45.60 crore vaccine doses administered until now under the ongoing nationwide vaccination drive by the government. Plus, the testing capacity has been increased and 46.46 crore tests have been conducted so far.