India reports 2,35,532 Covid-19 cases and 871 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, January 29: India on Saturday reported 2,35,532 Covid-19 cases and 871 deaths. The active case count was at 20,04,333, at a positivity rate of 13.39 per cent.
The death toll has climbed to 4,93,198 with 871 fatalities reported during the 24-hour period, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The active cases decreased by 1,01,278 to reach 20,04,333 — 4.91% of the total infections — while the country’s recovery rate stands at 93.89%, the ministry said.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 13.39%, while the weekly positivity rate was 16.89%, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,83,60,710, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21%, the ministry said. -PTI