India’s daily positivity rate now stands at 0.56%, while the weekly positivity rate is 0.69% at present, according to the Union health ministry bulletin on Friday morning.
India reported 9 deaths the previous day, taking the country’s death toll to 5,24,190, government data updated on Friday showed.
With 3,295 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the total number of patients who have recuperated from the disease since the start of the pandemic rose to 4,25,73,460. The current recovery rate in India stands at 98.74%, data showed.
Out of 84.29 crore tests administed in the country so far, 4,86,628 tests were done for Covid detection in the last 24 hours itself.
As many as 190.99 cr crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive out of which over 3.12 Cr first dose vaccines have been administered for age group 12-14 years. Vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022 while the precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years started from April 10, 2022.