India’s daily Covid numbers jumped by 12% Thursday as 47,092 infections were detected in 24 hours. It is the biggest single-day rise in two months. 509 deaths were recorded in the same period, the Health Ministry said.
Kerala contributed 32,803 cases or nearly 70% of the new cases and a third of the related deaths.
India’s active cases constitute 1.19% of total cases, while the national Covid recovery rate stood at 97.48% Thursday, the Union Health Ministry said. The daily positivity rate was at 2.8%.
The Covid vaccine coverage has crossed the 66 crore mark, with at least one dose in 54% of adults and the required two doses in 16%.