Daily Covid-19 cases in India breached the 5,000 mark with 5,335 cases reported in the last 24 hours, according to the data from the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.
The active caseload also crossed the 25,000 mark. Currently, there are 25,587 active cases. The daily positivity rate presently stands at 3.32%.
With 0.06% active cases, the recovery rate currently stands at 98.75%, the data stated. India also witnessed 2,826 Covid-19 recoveries in the last 24 hours and, with this, total recoveries have risen to 4,41,82,538.
According to the Health Ministry's website, 220.66 crore total vaccine doses (95.21 crore Second Doses and 22.87 crore Precaution Doses) have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Nearly 1,993 doses were administered in the last 24 hours, the data said. Meanwhile, 92.23 crore Covid-19 detection tests have been conducted so far; around 1,60,742 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, it added.
A day earlier on Wednesday, India reported 4,435 fresh cases of coronavirus infections - the biggest single-day jump in 163 days (five months and 13 days). The active Covid-19 cases in the country on Wednesday reached 23,091, the Health Ministry data said.
With the fresh cases, India's overall Covid-19 tally climbed to 4.47 crore (4,47,33,719) on Wednesday. The death toll increased to 5,30,916 with 15 deaths, the data updated at 8 am stated. Four deaths were reported from Maharashtra; one death each was reported from Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Puducherry and Rajasthan; and four were reconciled by Kerala, on Wednesday.