New Delhi: India reported 13,091 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday morning. As many as 340 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The death toll has reached 4,62,189.
The daily positivity rate is 1.10 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.18 per cent.
The active caseload of Covid-19 is over 1.38 lakh, which is 0.4 per cent of the total cases recorded so far. It is also the lowest in 266 days.
A total of 13,878 patients recovered from Covid-19 in last 24 hours. The overall recovery is more than 3.38 crore, which is 98.25 per cent of the overall case tally.
More than 61.99 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 till now.
1.1 billion vaccine doses given so far
Over 57.54 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered in last 24 hours. So far, more than 1.1 billion doses of the vaccine have been administered in the country.
Cases rise in Gujarat; 42 test positive
A total of 42 persons tested positive for Covid in Gujarat in 24 hours ending Wednesday evening. This is a sharp rise from the number of cases in the past several days. The recovery rate is 98.75 per cent.
Over 4.09 lakh doses of Covid vaccine were administered in the state during the day.
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