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Covid-19: India reports 41,195 cases, 488 deaths in 24 hours

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New Delhi: The number of daily cases of Covid-19 rose above 40,000 on Wednesday. A total of 41,195 persons tested positive for the infection in last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Thursday morning.  As many as 488 persons succumbed to the infection during this period.

The death toll has risen to 4,29,669, or 1.34 per cent of the total cases.

The active caseload is 1.21 per cent, or 3,87,987.

The daily positivity rate is 1.94 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 2.33 per cent.

 

97.45% recovery

A total of 39,069 patients recovered from the infection in Wednesday, taking the overall recoveries to 3.12 crore. This is 97.45 per cent of the total cases.

 

Over 44 lakh vaccine doses administered

The overall vaccination figure in the country crossed 52.36 crore after over 44.19 lakh doses were administered on Wednesday.

So far, over 48.73 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19.

 

 

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