India Logs 1.07 Lakh Fresh Cases in a Single Day

Story Highlights
  • Active cases stood at 12,25,011.
  • Positivity Rate Drops To 7.4%
  • Over 169.46 crore beneficiaries immunized under the nationwide vaccination drive.

New Delhi: India recorded 1,07,474 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 95.91 per cent accounted 2,13,246 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,04,61,148. The daily positivity rate stood at 7.42 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 12,25,011 accounting for 2.90 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop by 1,06,637in the last 24 hours.

However, the mortality rate stood at 1.19 per cent reported spike in deaths recording 865 fatalities, taking the cumulative death toll to 5,01,979.

Worst hit state Maharashtra reported 11,394 new cases during the last 24 hours. No fresh infection of the Omicron variant was reported in Maharashtra on Saturday, the health department said. Meanwhile, the national capital in the last 24 hours logged 1,604 fresh infections with the COVID infectivity rates at 2.87 per cent. The national capital has relaxed COVID-19 restrictions further in view of a dip in the number of cases.

The health bulletin documented 169.46 crore cumulative vaccinations under the nationwide vaccination drive, including 45.10 lakh administrations in the past 24 hours.

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