New Delhi: As many as 39,097 more people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative caseload to 3,13,32,159, said the Union health ministry on Saturday. The daily positivity rate has reached 2.40%, staying below 3% for 33 consecutive days.
On the other hand, the weekly positivity rate is at 2.22%. Further, 546 more people succumbed to the disease. The death toll due to coronavirus in India now stands at 4,20,016. The count of fresh recoveries has remained below new cases with 35,087 people getting discharged in the country.
The total number of recoveries has reached 3,05,03,166 while the recovery rate is at 97.35%. As a result, the active tally has gone up by 3,464 between Friday and Saturday, to rest at 4,08,977. It constitutes 1.31% of the total cases.