The update stated that a total of 11811 active cases have been added to the tally in the past 24 hours, while 36145 were cured and discharged during the same duration, signifying further improvement in the rate of recovery in the country.
Furthermore on the brighter side, the total recoveries so far have now reached 885577.
The cured and discharged Covid cases have exceeded the active cases by 417695, as per the data released on Saturday.
However, the fatalities due to the virus spread have now reached 32063, after the country recorded a sharp spike of 705 deaths reported due to the pandemic in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, a total of 1,62,91,331 samples have been tested for COVID as per the Indian Council of Medical Research till Saturday. (UNI)