The country witnessed 38,079 new Covid-19 cases in a single day. Its active caseload stands at 4,24,025, and active cases constitute 1.36% of the total corona case count, the union health ministry said in a press release.
According to the ministry, India logged 3,02,27,792 recoveries until now as 43,916 patients recovered in the past 24 hours. It added that the country’s recovery rate rose to 97.31%. Also, it said that while the nation’s weekly positivity rate remained 2.10%, the daily positivity rate is 1.91%, less than 3% for 26 consecutive days.
The Covid-19 testing capacity, the health ministry informed, has been “substantially” increased as 44.20 crore tests were performed. India inoculated 39.96 crore vaccine doses until now under the nationwide vaccination drive, the health ministry also informed.