India Records 8,013 Fresh Infections

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 1.11 per cent
  • Active caseload stood at 1.02 lakhs.
  • Death toll climbed to 5,13,843

New Delhi: India recorded 8,013 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.56 per cent accounted for 16,765 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,22,70,482. The daily positivity rate stood at 1.11 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 1,02,601 accounting for 0.24 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 8,871 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.20 per cent recorded 119 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,13,843.

With the administration of 4.90 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 177.50 crore according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

 More than 175.86 crore (1,75,86,44,620) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category, the health ministry stated. Around 12.89 Cr (12,89,25,601) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered, it added.

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