New Delhi: According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday (April 28), 3,303 new cases of novel coronavirus have been registered in India with 39 deaths due to infection in the last 24 hours.
With this, there were a total of 2,563 discharges in the country in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate to about 98.75 percent and the total recovery data reaching 4,25,28,126.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India has risen to 16,980 (0.04%), the ministry data showed today. The active cases registered yesterday stood at 16,279.
The total death toll in the country now stands at 5,23,693. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic occurred in March 2020.
The daily positivity rate is 0.66 per cent as on April 28.
Further, the government data states that a total of 83,64,71,748 COVID-19 tests have been conducted so far, out of which 4,97,669 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
On the vaccination front, 188.40 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide COVID vaccination campaign. In the last 24 hours, 19,53,437 people were given corona vaccine.
Meanwhile, Delhi on Wednesday reported 1,367 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death, said data provided by the health department. The number of active cases in the national capital has risen to 4,832. The positivity rate in Delhi was recorded at 4.50 percent.
The number of infections in the national capital is 18,78,458 and the death toll has risen to 26,170, the bulletin said. A total of 30,346 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the city on Tuesday. Delhi had reported 1,204 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death on Tuesday, while the positivity rate stood at 4.64 per cent.
This is the sixth consecutive day that the capital recorded over 1,000 fresh cases in a single day. On Tuesday, Delhi recorded 1,204 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death, while the positivity rate stood at 4.64 per cent.
With a spurt in COVID-19 cases in the national capital over the past few days, the number of active cases of the disease in the city has now risen to 3,705 from 601 on April 11.
first published:April 28, 2022, 9:24 a.m.