Over 13,000 Fresh COVID-19 Cases Added

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  • Daily positivity rate stood at 02.73 per cent.
  • Active caseload stood at 68,108.
  • 23 virus related deaths added in 24 hours.

New Delhi: India recorded 13,216 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.63 per cent accounted for 8,148 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,26,90,845. The daily positivity rate stood at 2.73 per cent.

The number of active cases reaches 68,108 accounting for 0.16 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a rise by 5054 in the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.21 per cent recorded 23 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,24,840.

With the administration of 14.99 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 196 crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. According to the health ministry, 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 12.89 Cr (12,89,73,380) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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