India Covid: The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent
India has recorded 2,685 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of coronavirus cases to 4,31,50,215.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the country also reported 33 more Covid deaths today, bringing the total number of Covid-related fatalities to 5,24,572.
Currently, there are 16,308 active cases in the country, the ministry's data showed.
The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.
Here are the Highlights on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:
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12 New COVID-19 Cases In Odisha In 24 Hours
Odisha recorded 12 more coronavirus cases today, while there was no new fatality, the health department said.
There are 80 active coronavirus cases and eight more patients have recuperated from the disease, according to a bulletin.
The daily positivity rate was 0.08 per cent and 14,773 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, a bulletin stated.
The state had logged nine infections and zero death on Friday.
The tally stood at 9,126 and these are confirmed as Covid deaths after an audit. Fifty-three other coronavirus patients have died due to comorbidities so far, according to data.
The tally rose to 12,88,422, including 12,79,163 recoveries, it added.
3 Active COVID-19 Cases In Andamans
Three COVID-19 patients are currently undergoing treatment in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a health bulletin said today.
The caseload remained unchanged at 10,043 as no new infection was detected.
One more person was cured of the disease, taking the total number of recoveries to 9,911. A total of 129 patients have succumbed to the infection to date.
The administration has thus far tested over 7.36 lakh samples for COVID-19, and fully vaccinated 3.39 lakh people.
70 New COVID-19 Cases In Maharashtra's Thane District In 24 Hours
Maharashtra's Thane district has reported 70 new coronavirus positive cases, which took its infection count to 7,09,795, an official said today.
These cases were reported on Friday.
As nobody succumbed to the infection during the day, the death count in the district remained unchanged at 11,895, he said, adding that the mortality rate is 1.67 per cent.
In neighbouring Palghar district, the caseload stood at 1,63,612, while the number of deaths is 3,407, another official said.
COVID-19 UPDATE - MAY 28
India registers 2,685 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours
Number of Covid-related deaths in last 24 hours: 33
India's active caseload currently stands at 16,308
193.13 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive
Active Covid cases stand at 0.04%
Recovery rate currently at 98.75%
2,158 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases the total recoveries to 4,26,09,335
Daily positivity rate (0.60%)
Weekly positivity rate (0.54%)
84.93 crore total tests conducted so far; 4,47,637 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
Just-In: India recorded 2,685 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, marginally lesser than the day before. India also recorded 33 new Covid deaths.