New Delhi: 8,895 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in the country today, after which the total number of corona cases in the country has now gone up to 3,46,33,255. The death toll from infection has reached 4,73,326 after the death of 2796 patients over the past 24 hours. The Union Health Ministry said that the active corona patients in the country have now come down to less than 1 lakh.
The Health Ministry reported that 6,918 people have also recovered from infections across the country in the last 24 hours, followed by corona recovery to 340,60,774. The active case stake is currently 99,155, which is 0.29 per cent of the total cases. The daily positivity rate is 0.73 per cent, down from 2 per cent for the past 62 days. While the weekly positivity rate is 0.80 per cent, which has remained below 1 per cent for 21 days.
The health ministry said the recovery rate in the country has now gone up to 98.35 per cent. On the other hand, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that 12,26,064 samples were tested for corona infection in the country on Saturday, after which the number of sample testing in the country has now gone up to 64,72,52,850. The country has reported 8,895 new cases of corona infection and 2,796 deaths in the last 24 hours, including 4,557 new cases and 52 deaths from Kerala.