New Delhi: In the previous 24 hours, India has registered 2,841 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall number of coronavirus infections to 4,316,16,254. The number of active cases dropped to 18,604 on Friday, according to figures from the Ministry of Health.
According to the figures, the death toll rose to 5,24,190 today, with 9 more deaths.
The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.74 per cent, the ministry said.
A decrease of 463 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.95 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.82 per cent, according to the ministry.