NEW DELHI: India recorded over 40,000 instances of coronavirus infections for the second day in a row on Friday, with Kerala continuing to be the worst-affected state, with over 30,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in the previous day.
With a total of 44,658 new COVID-19 cases, The total number of COVID-19 cases in India has risen to 3,26,03,188, with 3,44,899 active cases. The active cases account for 1.03 percent of all infections.
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) August 27, 2021
At least 32,988 recoveries have been documented, bringing the total COVID-19 recovery rate to 97.63%. According to data supplied by the Union Health Ministry, 496 people died as a result of the virus, bringing the total death toll to 4,36,861.
The daily positivity rate is 2.45 percent, which has been less than 3 percent for more than a month, and the weekly positivity rate (2.10 percent) has been less than 3 percent for more than 2 months. So far, 61.22 crore vaccine doses have been administered as part of the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, with 79,48,439 being administered in a single day.
Kerala is the worst-affected state, with 30,007 new COVID-19 positive cases and 162 deaths reported in the last day.