New Delhi: India recorded 30,773 COVID cases and 309 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the overall caseload to 3,34,17,390 and death toll to 4,44,838, as per data released by the country’s Health Ministry on Sunday.
The country also recorded 38,945 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking total recoveries to 3,26,71,167 and the active caseload now stands at 3,32,158.
Pertinently, there has been a rise in infections and deaths due to the deadly virus from last week.
Additionally, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Sunday said that a total of 55,23,40,168 samples were tested for COVID up to 18th September 2021. Of this, 15,59,895 samples were tested yesterday.