9,531 Fresh Infections Added in 24 Hours

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 4.15 per cent
  • Active caseload below 1 lakh.
  • Death toll climbs to 5,27,368.

New Delhi: India recorded 9,531 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.59 per cent accounted for 11,726 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,37,23,944.

The daily positivity rate stood at 4.15 per cent. The number of active cases stood at 97,648 accounting for 0.22 per cent of the total number of cases.

However, the mortality rate stood at 1.19 per cent recorded 26 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,27,368 The fresh deaths include four each from Rajasthan and West Bengal, two each from Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Manipur, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. Kerala added 10 reconciled deaths.

With the administration of 35,33,466 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 210.02 crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 3.99 Cr (3,99,77,431) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. So far 13,82,60,224 precautionary doses have been administered over all.

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