Covid Live Updates: Positivity rates rises to 16% , India logs 2.60 lakh cases
On Saturday, India reported 2,68,833 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), bringing the total number of active cases to over 14 lakh (14,17,820 to be exact). The daily positivity rate had risen to 16.66%. Active cases currently account for 3.85% of the total number of cases reported thus far.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s most recent bulletin, there are 6,041 confirmed instances of the Omicron type, which is thought to be driving the present pandemic spike.
In the last year, there were 402 connected deaths in the country, bringing the total to 4,85,752. During the day, 1,22,684 individuals were cured of the viral infection, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 3,49,47,390.
According to the ministry, 156.02 crore doses of anti-viral vaccines have been provided so far as part of a statewide immunisation campaign that began about this time last year. During the day, almost 58 lakh beneficiaries (58,02,976 to be exact) were injected.
So far, 70.07 crore samples have been tested for the virus, with 16,13,740 tests being performed in the last 24 hours.
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