New Delhi: India reported 42,982 cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours, the health ministry stated on Thursday morning. As many as 533 patients succumbed to the infection during this period.
The country has an active caseload of 4,10,353, which is 1.29 per cent. The weekly positivity rate is 2.37 per cent, while the daily positivity rate is 2.58 per cent.
Vaccination figures cross 48.93 crore
Over 19.5 crore doses have been administered in 45 days since the launch of the nation-wide mega vaccination drive. The overall vaccination figure has crossed 48.93 crore.
The health ministry said that so far 51.01 crore doses have been provided to states and Union Territories till now. Of these, 48.60 lakh doses have been consumed. This figure also includes the wastage, as per the data shared by the ministry.
According to ICMR, over 47.48 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 till now, of which 16,64,030 samples were tested on Wednesday.
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