Covid-19: India records 43,393 new cases and 911 deaths

New Delhi: With 43,393 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 3,07,52,950 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data updated this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 4,05,939 with 911 fresh fatalities.

The active cases have declined to 4,58,727. As many as 17,90,708 tests were conducted on Thursday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of Covid-19 in the country to 42,70,16,605, while the daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.42 per cent.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,98,88,284, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.32 per cent, the data stated.

Cumulative vaccine doses administered so far has reached 36.89 crore under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August, 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September. It went past 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, crossed 80 lakh on 29 October, 90 lakh on 20 November and surpassed the one-crore mark on 19 December. India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on 4 May and three crore on 23 June.

 

NT Bureau