India lodged 5,554 new covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said in an update on Saturday. The country’s active caseload declined to 48,850, with total reported cases, since the onset of the pandemic in early 2020.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.47% and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.80%, according to the health ministry.
A total of 3,76,855 tests were conducted in the last 24 hour, with the total number of test conducted so far is 88.90 crore.
The data shows that 6,322 recoveries were recorded in a span of 24 hours, taking the cumulative recoveries to 4,39,13,294. The recovery rate currently stands at 98.7%.