The country also reported 8 more deaths during the same period, pushing the death toll to 5,24,723. The Covid case tally has climbed to 4,31,97,522.
India’s active caseload currently stands at 32,498, with a rise of 3,641 such cases in 24 hours, Union health ministry data stated.
The current recovery rate in the country is 98.71%, the government also said.
With 3,591 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the total number of people who have recuperated from the virus stands at 4,26,40,301.
The daily positivity rate is 2.13% at present, while the weekly positivity rate now is 1.31%, Thursday’s Covid bulletin stated.
A total of 85.38 crore tests for Covid detection have been conducted so far, with 3,40,615 having been held in the last 24 hours.
As many as 194.59 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far in India under the nationwide vaccination drive.