New Delhi: India on Friday recorded a total of 1,49,394 new COVID-19 cases, according to the Health Ministry. With this, the active cases decreased to reach 14,35,569.
On the other hand, the fatality toll due to the COVID-19 infection rose to 5,00,055 as the country witnessed 1072 deaths in the past 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate is reported to be 9.27 per cent, the data showed.
Under the nationwide vaccination drive, 168.47 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far, the health ministry said.