7,554 Fresh Infections Logged in 24 Hours

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 0.96 per cent.
  • Active caseload stood at 85,680.
  • Over 177.79 crore vaccinated under the national immunization drive.

New Delhi: India recorded 7,554 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.60 per cent accounted for 14,123 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,23,38,673. The daily positivity rate stood at 0.96 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 85,680 accounting for 0.20 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 6,792 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.20 per cent recorded 223 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,14,246.

With the administration of 8.55 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 177.79 crores according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

According to the health ministry, more than 177.70 crores (1,77,70,82,070) 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 14.45 Cr (14,45,44,751) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs, it added.

In the last 24 hours, ICMR tested 7,84,059 infected samples. So far, 76.91 crore tests have been conducted.

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