New Delhi: According to data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on Wednesday registered a 17% increase in daily COVID-19 cases. According to the daily health bulletin, India added 2,927 new cases in a day. Yesterday, India recorded 2,483 COVID cases.
The country also reported 32 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-related deaths to 5,23,654.
With the new infection, the total number of cases in the country has gone up to 43,065,496 including 16,279 active cases. In the last 24 hours, 643 new active cases were registered on 27th April. Active cases account for 0.04% of the total cases.
The Health Ministry also informed that after the recovery of 2,252 people in the last 24 hours, the total number of cured people increased to 4,25,25, 563. The recovery rate from Kovid-19 in India is currently 98.75%.
Further, the government data states that a total of 83.59 crore COVID-19 tests have been conducted so far, out of which 5.05 lakh tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. In these figures, the country witnessed a daily positivity rate of 0.58%, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.59%.
On the vaccination front, 188.19 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide COVID vaccination campaign. In the last 24 hours, 21,97,082 people were given corona vaccine.
first published:April 27, 2022, 9:19 a.m.