India reported a nearly 41 percent spike in new Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours.
A total of 5,233 fresh cases were recorded in a span of 24 hours as against 3,714 reported on the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday morning.
In the same period, the country has reported 7 Covid deaths, taking the nationwide death toll to 5,24,715.
Meanwhile, the active caseload of the country has also risen to 28,857 cases, accounting for 0.07 percent of the country’s total positive cases.
The recovery of 3,345 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,26,36,710. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.72 percent.
Meanwhile, India’s daily positivity rate has gone up to 1.67 percent, while the weekly positivity rate currently stands at 1.12 percent.
Also in the same period, a total of 3,13,361 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 85.35 crores.
As of Wednesday morning, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 194.43 crores achieved via 2,48,41,726 sessions.
Over 3.46 crore adolescents have been administered with a first dose of Covid-19 jab since the beginning of the vaccination drive for this age bracket.