New Delhi/IBNS: India reported 29,616 COVID-19 cases while the toll went up by 290 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated Saturday.
With this, the active cases now account for less than 1 per cent of the total cases.
In the same span of time, 28,046 COVID-19 patients have recovered, pushing the recovery rate to 97.78%, the highest since Mar 2020.
Kerala, the south Indian state, is still contributing a major chunk of daily COVID-19 tally.
The state with a good health infrastructure added close to 18,000 infections in the last 24 hours.
So far in the country, 84.89 crore vaccine doses have been administered in an aggressive national vaccination drive.