New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Health, in its update on Friday, revealed that the nation has recorded 35,342 fresh Covid-19 cases and 483 deaths in the past 24 hours.
With this the total case tally has risen to 3,12,93,062 and the death toll to 4,19,470 the ministry said.
The active cases declined by 3,881 to 4,05,513, i.e. 1.30 per cent of the total caseload.
A total of 38,740 people recovered from Covid-19 infection in the past one day, raising the recovery count to 3,0468,079, i.e. 97.36 per cent of the case tally. The fatality rate stood at 1.34 per cent.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that 45,29,39,545 samples have so far been tested for Covid-19, of which 16,68,561 were tested on Thursday.
Out of 42,34,17,030 people who have so far been administered Covid-19 vaccines, 54,76,423 were inoculated in the last 24 hours against the deadly virus.