India reports 2,259 new cases, 2,614 recoveries in 24 hours

13,216 new corona cases in country in last 24 hours

New Delhi ( In the last 24 hours till Friday 7am, India registered 2,259 new Covid-19 cases, whereas 2,614 patients recovered, taking the tally of recovered patients, since the beginning of the pandemic, to over 4.25 crores in the country. Total number of active Covid-19 patients in the country is 15,044, this comprises approximately 0.03% of the total cases registered since the beginning of the pandemic.According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, more than 4.51 lakh tests were conducted in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative tests conducted, since the beginning of the pandemic, to over 84.58 crore.Recovery rate, at a consistent pace, currently stands at 98.75%. Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.53% and the Daily Positivity rate currently stands at 0.50%.(HS)