India reports 35, 662 fresh coronavirus cases

India’s daily Covid numbers jumped by three per cent as the country reported 35,662 new cases on Saturday, a day after the country set record vaccinations by administering over 2.5 crore vaccinations. Active cases account for 1.02% of total cases.

The data from the Health Ministry shows that Kerala contributed  23,260 fresh cases and 131 deaths in the last 24 hours. There are 5,37,823 persons under observation in the state, of whom 26,363 are in isolation wards of various hospitals.

Maharashtra reported  3,586 cases and 67 fatalities to India’s daily number. Maharashtra’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 97.08 per cent, while the fatality rate is 2.12 per cent. There are 48,451 active cases in the state now.

Nearly 90% of people in state capital Mumbai are estimated to have COVID-19 antibodies, according to the civic body survey released on Friday. The fifth blood serum survey which tests for antibodies, known as a sero survey conducted between August and early September included 8,674 adults out of which almost 65% of the subjects were vaccinated.The survey also revealed that more females had COVID-19 antibodies compared to their male counterparts at 88.29% compared to 85.07%.