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Covid-19: India records 13,272 new cases, 36 deaths in 24 hours

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New Delhi: India recorded 13,272  new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union Health ministry said on Saturday morning.

As many as 36 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The overall death toll has reached 5,27,289.

The daily positivity rate is 4.21 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 3.87 per cent.

Around 3.15 lakh samples were tested for Covid in last 24 hours, taking the cumulative testing figure to over 88.21 crore.

 

98.58% recovery

A total of 13,900 patients recovered from Covid-19 in last 24 hours. With over 4.36 crore recoveries, the recovery rate stands at 98.58 per cent.

The active caseload is 1.01 lakh.

 

13.15 lakh vaccinated on Friday

Over 13.15 lakh persons received the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday. So far, over 2.09 billion (209.4 crore) doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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