India reports 42,766 new COVID-19 cases; positivity rate at 2.45%


With 38,091 patients recovering from coronavirus during the day, the recovery rate currently stood at 97.42 percent

Active cases in India account for 1.24 percent of the total cases. PTI


India reported 42,766 new COVID-19 cases and 308 deaths, according to data shared by the health ministry on Sunday.

Total infections have now risen to 3,29,88,673 and deaths to 4,40,533.


In India, Kerala accounts for a maximum number of active cases at present. The number of active cases in the state stands at 2,50,065, so far.

Here are some key figures on the COVID-19 situation in the nation:
— 42,766 new cases, 308 new deaths, 38,091 recoveries in the past 24 hours
— The active caseload is presently at 4,10,048
— Active cases account for 1.24 percent of the total cases
— The daily deaths (308) is the lowest in 159 days
— This is the third consecutive day that the daily death toll has been below 400
— This is the fifth consecutive day that the new cases have been over the 40,000-mark
— Kerala reported 29,680 new COVID-19 cases, while Maharashtra recorded 4,130 cases and Tamil Nadu saw 1,580 cases
— In the past 24 hours, Kerala reported 142 new deaths, Maharashtra saw 64 and Tamil Nadu had 20 deaths
— Nine states/Union Territories reported a rise in active coronavirus cases
— Difference between new cases reported in the last seven days and the preceding seven days in India is +8 percent (world average is -8 percent)
— A total of 68.46 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far across the country of which 71.62 lakh were administered on Saturday — 44.49 lakh received their first dose, while 27.12 lakh were given their second dose
— A total of 53 crore tests have been carried out so far and around 17.47 lakh tests were conducted on Saturday
— Daily positivity rate reported to be 2.45 percent
— The test positivity rate has been below 3 percent for the sixth consecutive day

Inputs from agencies


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