India’s Covid tally witnessed the biggest rise in the active cases since September as it crossed the 40,000 mark on Saturday for the first time in 111 days. The single-day rise of 40,953 new infections, 188 fatalities pushes India’s COVID-19 tally of cases to 1,15,55,284, death toll to 1,59,558.
Meanwhile, 23,653 recoveries were reported in the last 24 hours which took the total number of recoveries to 1,11,07,332.
As per the Union Health Ministry, the active COVID-19 cases in India recorded at 2,88,394, while 1,11,07,332 people have recovered from the disease so far.
As many as 4,20,63,392 people have been administered the Covid vaccine across the country, so far.