6,298 Fresh Infections Logged in 24 Hours

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 2.04 per cent.
  • Active caseload stood at 46,748.
  • Over 216.17 crore vaccinated under the national immunization drive.

New Delhi: India recorded 6,298 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.71 per cent accounted for 5,916 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,39,47,756. The daily positivity rate stood at 2.04 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 46,748 accounting for 0.1 per cent of the total number of cases. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.19 per cent taking the cumulative death toll to 5,28,273.

With the administration of 19,61,896 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 216.17 crore according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

According to the health ministry, more than 202.97 crore 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 3.94 Cr balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs, it added.

In the last 24 hours, ICMR tested 3,33,964 infected samples. So far, 89.09 crore tests have been conducted.

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