India Reports 3,688 New Cases; 50 Deaths In Last 24 Hours
- India saw a total of 2,755 discharges in the last 24 hours.
- The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, said health ministry.
- According to ICMR, 83,74,42,023 samples have been tested up to April 29th.
New Delhi: India recorded 3,688 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 50 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, the country saw a total of 2,755 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate to around 98.74 per cent and total recoveries data reached 4,25,33,377. Meanwhile, Delhi continues to witness a spike in infections with 1,607 fresh Covid cases and two deaths.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have risen to 18,684 the ministry data showed today. Yesterday, the registered active cases were 17,801. The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, the ministry said. An increase of 883 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The total death toll in the country is now at 5,23,803.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 83,74,42,023 samples have been tested up to April 29 for COVID-19. Of these 4,96,640 samples were tested on Friday. The Drugs Controller General of India’s (DCGI) subject expert committee on Friday (April 29) sought more data from Pune based Serum Institute of India (SII) on the Covovax vaccine for the age group of 7-12 years. Meanwhile, a total of 188.89 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.