India records 26,964 fresh Covid cases, 3.2 per cent higher than yesterday, 383 deaths, COVID positivity rate is at 1.85% and weekly Covid positivity rate 2.08%.
While India reported 383 deaths in the last 24 hours, the daily positivity rate, which is the number of positive cases identified per 100 – stands at 1.69 per cent. The recovery rate stands at 97.77 per cent, which is the highest since March last year.
India recorded 26,964 fresh Covid cases, which is 3.2 per cent higher than yesterday figures (26,115), taking the total count of COVID-19 cases to 3,35,31,498, while the active cases declined to 3,01,989, the lowest in 186 days, according to data.
India has administered over 82crore COVID-19 vaccine doses across the country so far since the vaccination drive began on January 16 this year, Union Health Ministry informed on Tuesday.
The ministry also said that over 68 lakh vaccine doses were administered in a single day, as per the provisional report till 7 pm. “In a landmark achievement, India”s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 82 crore landmark milestone (82,57,80,128) today. More than 68 lakh (68,26,132) vaccine doses have been administered till 7 pm today,” the ministry’s release read.