New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, India has reported 9,216 new cases of the novel coronavirus, including 391 deaths as a result of the infection. According to data released by the Union Health Ministry on Friday, the country had a total of 8,612 discharges in the last 24 hours, bringing the total recovery rate to roughly 98.35 percent, the highest since March 2020, and total recoveries to 3,40,45,666.
According to government data released today, the total number of active COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 99,976. The Nationwide Vaccination Drive has so far administered about 125.75 crore vaccine doses. The country's total death toll today stands at 4,70,115. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) reports that 64,46,68,082 samples have been tested for COVID-19 as of December 2. On Thursday, 11,57,156 of these samples were examined.
Meanwhile, the Kerala government reported 4,700 new COVID-19 cases and 320 deaths on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases to 51,40,090 and the death toll to 40,855, respectively. According to an official press release, 66 deaths were reported in the last few days, and 254 were categorised as COVID-19 deaths after receiving appeals based on the Centre's new standards and the Supreme Court's directives.