India has reported 10,929 new COVID-19 cases, the Ministry for Health and Family Welfare informed on Saturday. In the same time, the country also reported 392 deaths, the Ministry added. The overall death toll in the country now stands at 4,60,265.
The active caseload in the country, which accounts for less than one per cent of the total cases, stands at 1,46,950, the Ministry added. The active cases account for 0.43 per cent of the total cases which is the lowest since March 2020.
As many as 12,509 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours taking the number of recovered patients to 3,37,37,468. The recovery rate is currently at 98.23 per cent which is the highest since March 2020.
The daily positivity rate is 1.35 per cent which is less than two per cent for the last 33 days and the weekly positivity rate stands at 1.27 per cent which is less than two per cent for the last 43 days.
With the testing capacity ramped up across the country, 8,10,783 samples were tested for the presence of the virus in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative tests conducted in the country to 61,39,65,751.
Meanwhile, over 107.92 crore (1,07,92,19,546) COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive, informed the health ministry today.