India reports 14,516 new COVID-19 infections, 375 deaths in past 24 hours

India registered 14,516 new COVID-19 infections for the first in a single day, taking the total confirmed cases over 3.9 lakh on Saturday, according to the health ministry. 

There are 1,68,269 active cases in the country of the total 3.95 lakh cases. 

With 375 more deaths in the past 24 hours, the toll across the nation jumped to 12,948. 

As many as 12948 deaths were recorded so far, taking the COVID-19 mortality rate to 3.3 percent. 

The total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the country was more than the active cases on Saturday. After 2,13,831 patients were cured of the viral infection, the COVID-19 recovery rate across the nation climbed to 54.13 percent.