India reported 45,083 new COVID-19 cases and 460 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.
Notably, of the total new cases recorded in the country, Kerala reported 31,265 new COVID cases and 153 deaths on Saturday.
As many as 35,840 patients recovered in the country from the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 3,18,88,642. The current recovery rate is at 97.53 percent.
The active number of COVID cases stands at 3,68,558, which accounts for 1.13 percent of the total cases.
The total number of samples tested till today is 51,86,42,929, including 17,55,327 samples tested on Saturday. The current positivity rate is at 2.57 percent.
Under the nationwide COVID vaccination drive, 63.09 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.