Marginal Rise in COVID-19 Cases in India

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  • 1,088 fresh cases reported in a single day.
  • Daily positivity rate at 0.25 per cent.
  • Over 2.32 Cr vaccine doses administered for age group 12-14 years

New Delhi: India recorded 1,088 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.76 per cent accounted for 1,081 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,25,05,410. The daily positivity rate stood at 0.25 per cent, the ministry of health stated.

The number of active cases stood at 10,870 accounting for 0.03 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a reduction of 19 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate was recorded at 1.21 per cent reported 26 fatalities, taking the cumulative death toll to 5,21,736.

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 186.07 Cr (1,86,07,06,499) after the administration of 15.05 lakh doses in the past 24 hours Under the 12+ vaccination drive, more than 2.32 crore adolescents have been jabbed with Biological Es CorbEvax. The COVID-19 precaution dose administration for the age group 18-59 years also started from 10th April 2022 onwards. 45,289 precaution doses have been administered so far. Overall 2.47 crore precaution doses have been administered since the inception of the program.

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