India reported reported 18,930 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, according to the Union Health Ministry updated data.
The country reported 14,650 recoveries and 35 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry data revealed. The country’s active cases stood at 1,19,457 on Thursday and the daily positivity rate at 4.32%, the Health Ministry data further revealed.
The death toll climbed to 5,25,305 with 35 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. The active cases comprise 0.26 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.53 per cent, the ministry said.
An increase of 4,245 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
A total of 86.53 crore tests have been conducted so far with 4,38,005 tests conducted in 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.32 per cent while the weekly positivity rate stood at 3.86 per cent.
The 35 new fatalities include 19 from Kerala, seven from Maharashtra and three from West Bengal. A total of 5,25,305 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,47,956 from Maharashtra, 70,073 from Kerala, 40,122 from Karnataka, 38,027 from Tamil Nadu, 26,276 from Delhi, 23,543 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,231 from West Bengal.