2,706 New COVID-19 Cases In India; 25 Virus-Related Deaths

Story Highlights
  • 2,706 infections reported in 24 hours.
  • Death toll climbs to 5,24,611.
  • More than 193.31 crore beneficiaries immunized under nationwide vaccination program.

New Delhi: India recorded 2,706 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, taking the total count to 4,31,55,749. The recovery rate at 98.74 per cent accounted for 2,070 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,26,13,440. The daily positivity rate stood at 0.97 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 17,698 accounting for 0.04 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a rise of 611 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.22 per cent recorded 25 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,24,611.

With the administration of 2.28 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 193.31 crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. According to the health ministry, more than 193.53 crore (1,93,53,58,865) 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 15.56 Cr (15,56,02,270) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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