NEW DELHI, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- India's daily COVID-19 caseload Friday decreased to 6,093, officials said.
According to federal health ministry data released on Friday morning, 6,093 new cases of COVID-19 were reported during the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 44,484,729 in the country.
With the reporting of fresh cases, India's active caseload currently stands at 49,636.
The country also logged 31 related deaths during the past 24 hours, pushing the overall death toll to 528,121 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.
With the increase in cases, the daily positivity rate stands at 1.93 percent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded 1.88 percent, the ministry data showed.
The ministry said so far 43,906,972 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals, of whom 6,768 were discharged during the past 24 hours.
According to the health ministry, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the country has exceeded two billion doses and until Friday morning 2,145,591,100 doses were administered.
So far over 888 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted across the country.
India's Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Tuesday cleared vaccine maker Bharat Biotech's nasal vaccine against COVID-19 for emergency use. ■