Mumbai: According to the Ministry Of Health And Family Welfare, India reported 39,097 new COVID-19 cases and 35,087 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the recovery tally to 3,05,03,166.
Notably, India’s daily positivity rate stood at 2.40 per cent.
The positivity rate remained below 3 per cent for the 33 consecutive days.
With the fresh cases, the country’s tally of cases has gone up to 3,13,32,159.
Active cases were further reduced to 4,08,977, while it is 1.31 percent of the total cases.
The COVID-19 death toll rose to 4,20,016 with 546 fresh deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
Testing capacity substantially ramped up as 44.45 crore samples have been tested.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 45,45,70,811 samples were tested for COVID-19 till July 22 and out of these, 16,32,266 samples were tested yesterday.
The Union Health Ministry further informed that the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered under the nationwide immunization drive has reached 42,78,82,261.