Covid 19 cases in India: India reports 3962 new Covid cases, 26 fatalities | India News

Covid 19 cases in India: India reports 3962 new Covid cases, 26 fatalities | India News

NEW DELHI: India saw a single-day increase of 3,962 coronavirus infections and 26 fatalities, bringing the total to 4,31,72,547 cases and 5,24,677 deaths, according to Union health ministry data published on Saturday,
The number of active cases in the country grew by 1,239 in 24 hours, to 22,416, according to the statistics updated at 8 am.

Six of the 26 new fatalities were reported in the previous 24 hours, with the remaining 20 being reconciled by Kerala.
The active cases currently account for 0.05 percent of all infections, according to the health ministry, which also stated that the country’s overall Covid-19 recovery rate is 98.73 percent.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.89 per cent, while the weekly figure was 0.77 per cent, according to the health ministry. The case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 per cent.

An increase of 1,239 cases has been recorded in active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease rose to 4,26,25,454, the data showed.
On vaccination, the ministry said the cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive has exceeded 193.96 crore.
India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020 and 50 lakh on September 16 that year.
(With inputs from agency)

Assam Press