Guwahati: India reported 42,766 new coronavirus cases and 1,206 deaths in the 24 hours ending 8 am on Saturday, according to data released by the Union Health Ministry. With this, the country’s overall Covid-19 caseload rose to over 3.07 crore (3,07,95,716), while the national death toll climbed to 4.07 lakh (4,07,145).
Kerala continues to be the topmost contributor, reporting 13,563 cases on Friday. Maharashtra detected 8.992 new infections.
With 45,254 patients recovering from the illness yesterday, the total number of recoveries in India has risen to over 2.99 crore (2,99,33,538). The national recovery rate stands at 97.20 per cent.
Active cases, meanwhile, have dropped to 4.55 lakh (4,55,033). The active cases comprise 1.48 per cent of the total infections, as per latest Health Ministry data.