6,915 Fresh Infections Logged in a day

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 0.77 per cent
  • Active caseload dropped below 1 lakh.
  • Ban on International flights extended.

New Delhi: India recorded 6,915 fresh infections in the past 24 hours registering a decline of 13.7 per cent over the previous day.

The recovery rate at 98.59 per cent accounted for 16,864 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,23,24,550. The daily positivity rate stood at 0.77 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 92,472 accounting for 0.22 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 10,129 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.20 per cent recorded 180 fatalities this took the cumulative death toll to 5,14,023.

DGCA on Monday extended the ban on regular commercial flights until further notice. In its circular, it has specified that no ban will be imposed on international cargo flights and flights plying under the Air-Bubble system. Additionally, the railways also resumed general passenger services on Monday.

With the administration of 18.22 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 177.70 crore according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

 More than 177.45 crore (1,77,45,83,050) 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. Above 177.45 crore (1,77,45,83,050) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered, it added.

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