New Delhi, India: India saw a single-day rise of 10,929 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the country’s infection count to 3,43,44,683, while 392 new deaths were recorded in the same 24-hour period, bringing the total death toll in the country to 4,60,265.
The daily increase in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 29 days in a row and fewer than 50,000 new cases have been reported daily for 132 consecutive days.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.35 percent. It has been less than two percent in the last 33 days. The weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 1.27 percent. It has been below two percent for the past 42 days, according to the ministry.
Cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign have exceeded Rs 107.92 million.