Mumbai: India has reported 3,545 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. This comes a day after the country saw 3,275 COVID-19 cases.
With 3,549 COVID patients being cured during this period, the active cases in the country declined from 19,719 on Thursday to 19,688 today, which is 0.05 per cent of the total cases.
The total number of people who have recovered since the start of the pandemic rose to 4,25,51,248. The recovery rate is 98.74 percent.
27 patients lost their lives in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in the country to 5,24,002. The weekly positivity rate currently stands at 0.79 per cent. India conducted 83.98 crore COVID tests in the last 24 hours.
A total of 4,65,918 COVID samples have been tested so far in the country. As far as vaccination is concerned, 16,59,843 new Kovid vaccines were administered during this period. The total number of vaccines administered under the nationwide immunization drive increased to 1,89,81,52,695.