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Covid-19 update: India reports 5,443 cases, 26 fatalities in a day

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India reported 5,443 new Covid-19 cases and 26 fatalities in the past 24 hours, according to an update by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.

As a result, active cases currently stand at 46,342. The active caseload comprise 0.10 per cent of the total infections. The death toll climbed to 5,28,429 with 26 fatalities which includes 12 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.61% while the weekly positivity rate was at 1.73%. The country conducted 3,39,062 Covid tests in the last 24 hours, with the total number of tests conducted so far at 89.27 crore.

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