India reports 41,965 fresh coronavirus cases

India recorded 41,965 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, 35.6 per cent higher than yesterday (30,941), the government data this morning showed.

The country also reported 460 Covid deaths today against yesterday’s 350 casualties.

The daily test positivity rate – number of positive cases identified per 100 – stands at 2.61 per cent.

With 30,203 cases, Kerala leads the states with most number of daily Covid cases. It also reported 115 Covid deaths.

Tamilnadu with 1,512 Covid cases, Karnataka with 1,217, Andhra Pradesh with 1,115 are other states with a high number of daily cases. Telangana reported 338 cases in a day.