India Reports nearly 5,000 Fresh Covid-19 Cases

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 1.62 per cent
  • Active Covid cases decline from 45,281 to 44,436
  • Death toll climbs to 5,28,487

New Delhi: India recorded 4,912 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.71 per cent accounted for 5,719 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,39,90,414.

The daily positivity rate stood at 1.62 per cent. The number of active cases stood at 44,436 accounting for 0.10 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a drop of 845 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.19 per cent recorded 38 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,28,487.

With the administration of 14,76,840 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 217.41 crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

According to the updated stats, more than 203.53 crore (2,03,53,52,325) 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 than 3.49 Cr (3,49,26,440) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered, it added.

In the last 24 hours, ICMR tested 3,03,888 infected samples. So far, 89.33 crore tests have been conducted.

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