On Thursday, India recorded 1,300 new Covid cases, the highest number in 140 days, and 7,605 active cases, according to data from the Health Ministry, which was cited by news agency PTI.
4.46 crore cases of Covid-19 have now been reported overall (4,46,99, 418). According to figures from the health ministry, there were three deaths, one each from Karnataka, Gujarat, and Maharashtra, bringing the total death toll to 5,30,816.
The weekly positivity rate was 1.08%, while the daily positivity rate was 1.46%. With a nationwide recovery rate of 98.79%, the number of recoveries has increased to 4,41,60,997.