New Delhi: India saw another single-day rise of 34,403 new Covid-19 infections while the active cases have further declined to 3,39,056, according to Union health ministry data updated on Friday.
Of 34,403 new Covid-19 cases and 320 deaths reported in the last 24 hours in India, Kerala recorded 22,182 Covid cases and 178 deaths, yesterday.
The active cases now comprise 1.02 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 97.65 per cent, it said.
The ministry said that a reduction of 8,164 cases has been recorded in active cases in a span of 24 hours.
Also, 15,27,420 tests were conducted on Thursday, taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of Covid-19 in the country to 54,92,29,149, it said
The daily positivity rate has been recorded at 2.25 per cent. It has been less than three per cent for the last 18 days, according to the data.
The weekly positivity rate has been recorded at 1.97 per cent. It has been below three per cent for the last 84 days, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease is 3,25,60,474, while the case fatality rate has been recorded at 1.33 per cent, it said.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the vaccination drive has exceeded 77.24 crore, according to the ministry.