New Delhi [India] : India recorded 11,109 new cases of Covid-19 infection in the last 24 hours, a sharp jump from yesterday when 7,830 cases were reported, as per the daily health bulletin released by the Union Health Ministry on Friday.
The active caseload stood at 49,622, which is 0.11 per cent of the total cases, added the Union Health Ministry. The country witnessed 6,456 recoveries in the last 24 hours increasing total recoveries to 4,42,16,583.
The daily positivity rate stood at 5.01 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was at 4.29 per cent.
The recovery rate currently stood at 98.70 per cent.
With 467 doses administered in the last 24 hours, a total of 220.66 cr total Vaccine doses (95.21 cr Second Dose and 22.87 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
92.37 cr Total Tests conducted so far; With the 2,21,725 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the total tests so far rose to 92.37 crores.
On Thursday, India recorded 10,158 new Covid-19 cases, 30 per cent more than Wednesday.
Amid the recent upsurge in the number of Covid cases, medical experts have warned that the new XBB1.16 variant is able to evade the immune system of the people and the upcoming four weeks are very crucial.