As per the bulletin released by the health ministry the active caseload registered a decline of 2,431 in the past 24 hours, the total active caseload stands at 3,67,415, the lowest in last 148 days.
The Ministry of Health stressed in a statement on Saturday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Military and security sources said that the army had seized a fuel storage tank hidden by black marketeers and was in the midst of handing out gasoline to residents when the explosion took place.
The country’s recovery rate is 97.36 per cent. However, the active cases constitute 1.30 per cent of the total cases and the active caseload has crossed 400,000-mark again and currently stands at 410,952.
As per the health ministry data the active caseload also registered a decline of 3,286 in past 24 hours, and cumulatively stands at 364,129, the lowest in 149 days. The active caseload constitutes 1.13 per cent of the total cases, the lowest since March 2020.
According to the latest statistics released by the health department on Monday evening, the COVID positivity rate in all districts of Karnataka state has come down below 2 per cent.
India reported 43,263 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a spike of 14 per cent in the daily new cases, a government statement said on Thursday, taking the total to 33.14 million.
The bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Ministry said the country's total caseload now stands at 31.81 million infections. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 426,290.
The Health Ministry stressed on Saturday in a statement that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.