New Delhi: India has reports 35,342 new COVID-19 cases, 38,740 recoveries, and 483 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry.
India’s active caseload is currently at 4,05,513. Active cases constitute 1.30 percent of total cases. The recovery rate is currently at 97.36 percent.
42.34 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under nationwide vaccination drive.
The weekly positivity rate remains below 5 percent, currently at 2.14 percent. The daily positivity rate is reported to be at 2.12 percent, less than 3 percent for 32 consecutive days.
Testing capacity substantially ramped up with a total of 45.29 crore tests conducted.
Total cases: 3,12,93,062
Total recoveries: 3,04,68,079
Active cases: 4,05,513
Death toll: 4,19,470
Total vaccination: 42,34,17,030
Maharashtra reported 7,302 new COVID-19 cases and 120 fatalities on Thursday, taking the infection tally of the state to 62,45,057 and death toll to 1,31,038, a health department official said.
As many as 7,756 patients were discharged from hospitals, pushing the number of recovered cases to 60,16,506. There are 5,51,872 people in home quarantine while 3,743 are in institutional quarantine. The state has 94,168 active COVID-19 patients.
Meanwhile, Delhi had less than a day’s stock of coronavirus vaccine left on Thursday morning, prompting the government to issue an order stating that Covishield will only be used for administering second doses till July 31, according to a bulletin.
The city had 65,460 doses of Covishield left on Thursday morning, it said.
On the other hand, Kerala continues to reel under COVID cases in Kerala as 12,818 new cases were detected from 1,03,543 samples tested in the past 24 hours, with the test positivity rate vaulting over 12 percent, a state government statement said.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, in the statement, said 13,454 turned negative, taking the total cured in the state to 30,72,895, while the total active cases stood at 1,28,881
Another 122 COVID deaths were reported, taking the toll to 15,739.
Kerala, for the past several days, has been leading the rest of the country in daily cases and few other key parameters and according to sources, the state government is planning to conduct massive testing of over three lakh people on Friday.