With a steady decline in covid cases, several state governments have eased travel norms and mandatory wearing of masks NEW DELHI: India reported 365 fresh coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, pulling down active cases to 5,516, according to an update by the Union health ministry on Friday.
Total reported cases in the country since the pandemic hit in 2020 now stands at 4,46,70,830, and death toll at 530,604. Active cases account for 0.01% of total reported infections, while the recovery rate stands at 98.80%, according to the health ministry.
As of now, Karnataka has 1,453 active cases, Kerala has 1,854 active cases. Maharashtra has 557 active cases, Odisha 127 cases, Rajasthan 140 cases, Tamil Nadu has 353 active cases, Uttar Pradesh 146 and West Bengal has 96 active cases.
The country conducted over 2,67,170 tests were in the last 24 hours. Under the covid vaccination drive, more than 219.89 crore vaccine doses have been administered to the people across the country so far.