16,051 Fresh COVID Cases Logged in Single Day

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 1.93 per cent
  • Active caseload at 2.02 lakhs.
  • 175.46 crore adult beneficiaries immunized so far.

New Delhi: India recorded 16,051 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.33 per cent accounted for 37,901 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,21,24,284. The daily positivity rate stood at 1.93 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 2,02,131 accounting for 0.47 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 22,056 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.20 per cent recorded 206 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,12,109. The 206 new fatalities include 92 from Kerala and 18 from Karnataka.

With the administration of 7 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has reached175.46 crores according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

More than 172.32 crores (1,72,32,34,000) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category, the health ministry stated. More than 11.18 Cr (11,18,38,427) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered, it added.

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