Over 12,000 Fresh Covid-19 Infection Added in 24 Hours

Story Highlights
  • India’s daily Covid-19 count surges; jumps 12000 mark for first time in three months.
  • Death toll climbed by 13, total reaches 5,24,903.
  • 196.45 crores beneficiaries immunized so far.

New Delhi: India recorded 12,249 fresh infections in the past 24 hours, taking the infection tally to 4,33,19,396. The recovery rate at 98.61 per cent accounted for 9,862 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,33,31,645. The daily positivity rate stood at 3.94 per cent.

The number of active cases stood at 81,687 accounting for 0.19 per cent of the total number of cases. An increase of 2,374 cases in active cases was observed in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.21 per cent recorded 13 virus-related fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,24,903.

With the administration of 12.28 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 196.45 crores according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

According to the Health Department, more than 193.53 crore (1,93,53,58,865) 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 12.53 Cr (12,53,04,250) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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