India reports fresh 51,667 new Covid cases


Guwahati: India reported 51,667 new Covid-19 cases and 1,329 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry on Friday. On the other hand, 64,527 patients recovered during the same time. At present, the active caseload of the country is 6,12,868.

Total Covid cases in the country have gone up to 3,01,34,445. With the daily recoveries continuing to outnumber the daily cases for the 43rd day, 2,91,28,267 patients have also recovered so far.

17,35,781 samples were tested across the country in the last 24 hours. Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, India has tested over 39.95 crore samples.

The recovery rate has increased to 96.66 per cent. Remaining below five percent for the last 18 days, the daily positivity rate is at 2.98 per cent. Currently at three per cent, the weekly positivity rate has also stayed under five per cent.