New Delhi: India reported 46,759 new cases on Saturday and 509 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry. An increase of 14,876 cases, nearly five per cent, has been recorded since Friday.
India's active caseload stands at 3,59,775 accounting for 1.10% of total cases. With 31,374 recoveries in the last 24 hours the total recoveries rises to 3,18,52,802 taking the recovery rate to 97.56%.
The Daily positivity rate (2.66%) less than 3% while the Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.19% has been less than 3% for last 64 days.
Also, 17,61,110 coronavirus tests were conducted in the country on Friday, taking the cumulative number of such examinations done so far to 51,68,87,602. Cumulatively, 62.29 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive till Saturday morning.