18,313 Fresh cases and 57 Deaths Added

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 4.31per cent
  • Active caseload stood at 1,45,026.
  • Death toll climbs to 5,26,167.

New Delhi: India recorded 18,313 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.47 per cent accounted for 20,742 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries 4,32,67,571. The daily positivity rate stood at 4.31 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 1,45,026 accounting for 0.33 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 2,486 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.20 per cent recorded 57 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,26,167.

With the administration of 27,37,235 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 202.79 crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

The health ministry added that more than 194.44 crore (1,94,44,47,825) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category. More than 7.45 Cr (7,45,81,680) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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