New Delhi: India logged 2,841 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.
With this, India’s tally of daily COVID cases remained below 3000-mark for the fourth consecutive day.
The country’s active caseload currently stands at 18,604, which now constitutes 0.04% of India’s total positive cases.
The daily positivity rate is at 0.58%, while the weekly positivity rate of COVID in India is at 0.69%.
As many as 3,295 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients, since the beginning of the pandemic, to 4,25,73,460.
The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded as 98.74 per cent, the ministry said.
A total of 4,86,628 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative tests in the country to over 84.29 crore (84,29,44,795).
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 190.99 crore (1,90,99,44,803) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,38,51,277 sessions.
COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on March 16, 2022. So far, more than 3.12 crore (3,12,97,391) adolescents have been administered the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.