Covid In India: India has witnessed a surge in Covid cases today as the country reported 41,157new cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload is currently at 4,22,660.
42,004 patients recovered from the virus on Saturday and the country’s recovery rate stand at 97.31%. Active cases constitute 1.36% of total cases. The weekly Positivity Rate remains below 5%, and is currently at 2.08%. Daily positivity rate at 2.13%, less than 3% for 27 consecutive days.
India has reported 518 deaths during the last 24 hours.
Active cases: 4,22,660
Total discharges: 3,02,69,796
Death toll: 4,13,609
Total vaccination: 40,49,31,715
Maharashtra’s Covid tally surges for the third time
Maharashtra on Saturday continued to witness an increase in its daily tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) after 8,172 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 6,205,190, according to the health department’s bulletin. As many as 124 people died and 8,950 recovered from the viral disease in the said period and the cumulative figures of deaths and recoveries have climbed to 126,851 and 5,974,594 respectively, the bulletin further showed.
This is the third time this week that Maharashtra’s daily cases breached the 8,000-mark. Earlier, the state recorded 8,602 on Wednesday and 8,010 cases on Thursday. Saturday’s case count in Maharashtra is 411 more than that of Friday’s when 7,761 cases were recorded. The toll, however, is 43 less than that of Friday’s when 167 people succumbed to Covid-19.