India reported 8,329 fresh Coronavirus cases and 10 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry data as of 8 am Saturday. This is the highest tally recorded in over three months. As many as 4,103 active cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases to 40,370.
The daily positivity rate of 2.41 percent was observed on Friday, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded to be 1.75 percent, the Health Ministry said.
The number of deaths due to Covid climbed to 5,24,757 with 10 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the government data.
Maharashtra sees 2,701 new Covid infections, 1,765 cases from Mumbai alone; India records 5,233 new Covid-19 cases; active cases at 28,857.
West Bengal reported over a hundred new COVID-19 cases on Friday after three months, Health Department officials said. The state recorded 107 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 20,20,034, they said.