On the index, Dr Reddy's Laboratories was in the fast lane, trading at Rs4,842 per piece surging by Rs171.05 or 3.66%.
Dr Reddy's was joined by Alkem Laboratories (+3%), Aurobindo Pharma (+2.5%), Divis Lab (+2.3%) and Sun Pharma (+2.2%).
Meanwhile, Cadila Healthcare, Cipla, Lupin and Biocon surged by 1% each.
Torrent Pharma was the sole underperformer, down marginally on the index.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today said, India’s present active caseload (4,43,486) is 4.85% of the total Positive Cases, and has been sustained below the 5% mark.
The ministry added, the Recovery Rate continues to be above 93% as 93.68% of all cases have recovered as of date. In the last 24 hours, the country registered 41,024 new recoveries in the last 24 hours taking the total recovered cases to 85,62,641.