India reports 44,877 new Covid cases


New Delhi : As many as 44,877 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported in the country, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. With this, the country’s active caseload currently stands at 5,37,045 which accounts for 1.26 per cent of total cases.

The daily positivity rate in India has been recorded at 3.17 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.46 per cent.

A total of 1,17,591 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic is now at 4,15,85,711. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.55 per cent.

Meanwhile, the country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed 172.29 crores with the administration of over 46.82 lakh doses during the past 24 hours, informed Union Health Ministry on Saturday. “With the administration of more than 46.82 lakh (46,82,662) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 172.29 Cr (1,72,29,47,688) as per provisional reports till 7 am today,” the ministry said in a press release.

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