The Union health ministry updated data stated on Sunday that India had witnessed a single-day rise of 39,070 new Covid-19 cases, taking the infection tally to 31,934,455. While, the fatality toll climbed to 4,27,862 with 491 fresh deaths.
The updated data showed that the active cases across the country have declined to 4,06,822 and comprises 1.27 percent of the total infections.
At the same time period the national Covid-19 infection recovery rate was recorded at 97.39 per cent.
The updated data stated that 17,22,221 tests were conducted to detect Covid-19 on Friday, which took the total cumulative tests to 48,00,39,185.
As per the health ministry, the daily positivity rate of infectionbwas recorded at 2.27 percent which is less than 3 percent for the last 12 days and weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.38 percent.
The health ministry data also showed that so far a total of 50.68 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.