Over 20,000 Cases and 44 Fatalities Added
- Daily positivity rate spikes.
- Death toll climbs to 5,26,211.
- 42,20,625 vaccines administered in the last 24 hours.
New Delhi: India recorded 20,557 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. The recovery rate at 98.47 per cent accounted for 19,216 recuperations in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,32,86,787. The daily positivity rate stood at 5.18 per cent.
The number of active cases stood at 1,46,323 accounting for 0.33 per cent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported an increase of 1,297 cases the last 24 hours. However, the mortality rate stood at 1.20 per cent recorded 44 fatalities taking the cumulative death toll to 5,26,211.
With the administration of 42,20,625 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 203.21 crore according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. According to the health ministry, more than 194.60 crore (1,94,60,45,325) 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 7.15 Cr (7,15,72,730) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.