India reported 50,407 fresh COVID19 cases were reported in the country, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. In the same time, the country also saw 804 more people succumbing to the disease, taking the total death count to 5,07,981.
With this, the country’s active caseload currently stands at 6,10,443 which accounts for 1.43 per cent of total cases. The daily positivity rate in India has been recorded at 3.48 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 5.07 per cent.
A total of 1,36,962 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic is now at 4,14,68,120. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.37 per cent while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.
Meanwhile, a total of 74.93 crore tests have been conducted so far in India, with 14,50,532 tests held in the last 24 hours, as per ministry data.
The government also said that a total of 1,72,29,47,688 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under a nationwide vaccination drive.