In the last 24 hours, 4,272 fresh Covid infection cases were reported in India. A day earlier this number was 3,615.
The Union Health Ministry gave this information on Thursday. During the same period, the nationwide death toll rose to 5,28,611 due to 27 more COVID-related deaths.
Meanwhile, the active caseload stands at 40,750, which is 0.09 per cent of the total number of positive cases in the country.
After the recovery of 4,474 patients in the last 24 hours, the total number of cured has gone up to 4,40,13,999.
Meanwhile, the daily positivity rate is reported to be 1.35 percent and the weekly positivity rate is 1.51 percent.
Also in the same period, a total of 3,16,916 tests were conducted across the country.
As of Thursday morning, the COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 218.17 crore.
More than 409 crore adolescents have been given the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine since the launch of the vaccination campaign.