4,000 Fresh Infections and 15 Fatalities Added

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 1.37 per cent
  • Active Covid cases decline to 47,379 from 48,027
  • Over 216.83 crore beneficiaries vaccinated under the national immunization drive.

New Delhi: India recorded 4,043 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.71 per cent accounted for 4,676 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,39,67,340.

The daily positivity rate stood at 1.37 per cent. The number of active cases stood at 1,50,877 accounting for 0.20 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 648 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.19 per cent recorded 15 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,28,370.

With the administration of 13,10,410 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 216.83 crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

As per the health ministry data, more than 203.10 crore (2,03,10,39,925) 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 3.54 Cr (3,54,11,820) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered, it added.

In the last 24 hours, ICMR tested 2,95,894 infected samples. So far, 89.20 crore tests have been conducted.

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