India Adds 16,866 Deaths and 41 Deaths in Single Day

Story Highlights
  • Daily positivity rate rises to 7 per cent.
  • 1,50,877 active cases reported.
  • A drop in active count took the total to 1,50,877.
  • Over 202.17 crore beneficiaries administered COVID-19 vaccine.

New Delhi: India recorded 16,866 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.46 per cent accounted for 18,148 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,32,28,670. The daily positivity rate stood at 7.03 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 1,50,877 accounting for 0.34 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 1,323 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.20 per cent recorded 41 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,26,074.

With the administration of 16,82,390 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 202.17crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

According to the health ministry, more than 194.18 crore (1,94,18,24,325) 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 than7.83Cr (7,83,66,780) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.


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