The single day spike in COVID-19 infections was recorded at 1,41,986, taking India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 35,368,372 which includes 3,071 cases of Omicron reported across 27 states and UTs, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.
With the administration of more than 90 lakh Doses (90,59,360) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 150.61 Cr (150,61,92,903) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.
40,895 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 3,44,12,740.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.30%.
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1,41,986 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
India’s Active Caseload is presently at 4,72,169. Active cases constitute 1.34% of the country’s total Positive Cases.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 15,29,948 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 68.84 Cr (68,84,70,959) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 5.66% and the Daily Positivity rate also reported to be 9.28%.