Corona Update: 86,498 cases & 2123 deaths recorded in a single day

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  • Less than 1 Lakh daily new cases are reported
  • Active caseload further declines to 13,03,702
  • Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily new cases

New Delhi: India’s Corona curve presented a sustained decline, as the MoHFW reported 86,498 infections. With this, the country’s infection tally rose to 2,89,96473.  according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

With a recovery rate of  94.29 percent, 18,22,82  individuals were discharged after hospitalization in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 2,73,41,462.

The number of active cases has reduced to 13,03,702  accounting for 4.50 percent of the total number of cases. The active cases recorded a decline of  97,907  in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate recorded at 1.21 percent reported 2,123  deaths, taking the cumulative death toll to  3,51,309. 

Maharashtra continues to be the worst Covid-hit state. It is followed by four southern states: Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh.  In a national address on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the re-centralization of vaccine procurement strategy for states and announced free vaccines for all above 18 years of age from June 21st. He additionally extended the service of free ration under the PMGKY until Diwali this year.

 As per MoHFW, 33,64,476  individuals were shielded from the novel virus in the past 24 hours. With this count, the country’s total vaccine administrations rose to 23,61,98,726 since the initiation of the national inoculation drive

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