As many as 41,806 fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in India in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday, a slight rise from the previous day's count of 38,792 cases however, a drastic rise as compared to Tuesday (10000 approx)
A total of 3,09,87,880 positive COVID-19 infections have been reported so far, including 3,01,43,850 recoveries and 4,11,989 fatalities. 581 citizens have succumbed to coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours. There are now 4,32,041 active coronavirus cases in the country. Active cases constitute 1.39 percent of the total COVID-19 cases.
As many as 39,130 patients have recuperated from the virus in the last 24 hours. The nationwide recovery rate stands at 97.28 percent. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 43,80,11,958 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far. Of these, 19,43,488 samples were tested on Wednesday. The weekly positivity rate currently stands at 2.21 percent.
A sum of 39,13,40,491 doses of COVID-19 vaccines has been administered in the country so far, including 34,97,058 in the last 24 hours.Across the country, 31,35,29,502 first doses and 7,78,10,989 second doses have been rolled out.