India has reported a single-day rise of 35,342 cases, India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 3,12 93,062 on Friday, while 483 more fatalities pushed the death toll due to the viral disease to 4,19,470.
According to the health ministry, the number of active cases has declined to 4,05,513, accounting for 1.3 per cent of the total caseload, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.36 per cent.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered so far in the country has reached 42.34 crore.
The state has so far administered 1,50,01,126 vaccine doses including 2,36,774 on Thursday. As many as 11,135 pregnant women are among the beneficiaries of the COVID-19 vaccine.
It is earlier reported that, India reported 38,079 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, with 560 people succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours, according to data shared by the Union Health Ministry.
The country’s cumulative caseload declined to 4,24,025, of which total recoveries were at 3,02,27,792 across the country. Active cases constitute 1.59 per cent of the total caseload.
Among all the states, Kerala reported the highest Covid-19 cases at 13,750, followed by Maharashtra with 7,761 cases, Andhra Pradesh with 2,345 cases, Tamil Nadu with 2,312 cases and Odisha with 2,070 cases.
These five states accounted for 74.16 per cent of the daily new cases reported on Sunday, with Kerala alone responsible for 36.11 per cent of the fresh infections.
On Sunday, 560 Covid-related fatalities were recorded, slightly higher than the 542 deaths reported on Friday.
Maximum casualties were reported in Maharashtra (167), followed by Kerala with 130 deaths in the last 24 hours.
A total of 43,916 patients recovered during the last 24 hours. Daily recoveries continued to outnumber the daily new cases for the 55th consecutive day.