Sunday, November 28, 2021

India records 15,981 COVID-19 cases, 166 deaths in a day

India recorded 15,981 COVID-19 cases in a day, taking the infection tally to 3,40,53,573, the ministry stated.

According to ministry, 166 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 4,51,980.

The number of active Covid cases has declined to 2,01,632, the lowest in 218 days. The national recovery rate was at 98.07 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

In a day, the active COVID-19 caseload declined by 2,046. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,33,99,961, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent.

As many as 9,23,003 tests were conducted on Friday, taking the cumulative tests conducted so far for the detection of COVID-19 in the country to 58,98,35,258.

Over 97.23 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered in the country till now under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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