India logged 38,164 fresh coronavirus cases, 7.2% lower than yesterday, and 499 deaths in last 24 hours. The country has logged 3.11 crore cases so far and 4.14 lakh deaths.
India’s test positivity rate (positive cases identified for every 100 tests) continues to decline. For the 28th straight day it is below the 5 per cent-mark.
Active cases have decreased by 995 in the last 24 hours to take the tally to 4.21 lakh.
The total vaccine doses administered has reached 40.64 crore under the nationwide vaccination drive.
Kerala, one of the worst Covid-affected states in the country, contributed 13,956 cases to the country’s daily numbers. It was followed by Maharashtra (9,000 cases).