The number of active COVID-19 cases in India registered an increase for the fourth consecutive day, according to the health ministry’s latest data.
With a single-day rise of 41,649 new cases, India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 3,16,13,993 on Saturday. While death toll due to viral disease shot up to 4,23,810 with 593 more people succumbing to it, the Union health ministry said.
India registered 41,649 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload in the country to 31,613,993.
The death toll has climbed to 4,23,810 with 593 fatalities in the same time period. The active cases in the country stand at 4,08,920.
The national recovery rate has improved to 1.29 percent with more than 3,07,81,263 patients recovering from the disease. The death rate in the country stands at 1.34%.
An increase of 3,765 cases was recorded in the active COVID-19 tally in a span of 24 hours.
COVID-19: The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.34 percent
The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.42 percent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has gone up to 30781263. While the case fatality rate stands at 1. 34 percent, the data showed.
The cumulative number of Covid vaccine doses administered in the country so far has reached 46.15 crores.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30-lakh mark on August 23, 40-lakh mark on September 5, and 50-lakh mark on September 16.
It went past 60 lakh on September 28 last year, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20.