India recorded 11,903 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 311 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday, the country saw a total of 14,159 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.21 per cent which is the highest since March 2020 and total recoveries data reached 3,36,97,740.
Today, the COVID numbers rose by around 14 per cent with the onset of festival season. The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have increased to 1,51,209, the ministry data showed.
The total death toll in the country is now at 4,59,191. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
The daily positivity rate is 1.11 per cent and it has remained below 2 per cent for last 30 days. The weekly positivity rate is 1.18 per cent, which also remained less than 2 per cent for last 40 days
As per the ministry, 61.12 crore COVID-19 tests have been conducted so far.In the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive, 107.29 crore vaccine doses have been administered.