India Adds 12,608 Fresh Infections and 72 Fatalities
- Daily positivity rate stood at 3.48 per cent
- Active caseload registers a drop.
- Over 208.95 crore beneficiaries vaccinated under the national immunization drive.
New Delhi: India recorded 12,608 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,42,98,864. The recovery rate at 98.46 per cent accounted for 16,251 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,36,70,315.
The daily positivity rate stood at 3.48 per cent. The number of active cases stood at 1,01,343 accounting for 0.23 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 3,715 in the last 24 hours.
However, the mortality rate stood at 1.19 per cent recorded 72 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,27,206. The 72 new fatalities composed of eight from Delhi, six from Maharashtra, five from Haryana, four each from Punjab and West Bengal, three from Karnataka, two each from Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh and one each from Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand. 29 remaining were added from Kerala as reconciled deaths.
With the administration of 38,64,471 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 208.95 crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.