Daily covid-19 cases dropped below 2 lakhs on Monday in India With 1,67,059 new infections in the last 24 hours, showed the health ministry Bulletin today morning. The positivity rate declined from 15.7% to 11.6%.
However, with a massive 1,192 deaths recorded in the stretch of a day, the country’s death toll due to the Covid-19 scale rose to 4,96,242. The death toll today incorporates a heap of 638 deaths from Kerala, the government statistics revealed.
The active casework in India presently stands at 17,43,059, accounting for 4.20% of the total cases. Yesterday, the weekly positivity rate also dropped to 15.25% from 15.75%
For the present, in the last 24 hours 2,54,076 recoveries were reported, taking the increasing recoveries to 3,92,30,198. The recovery rate improved to 94.60 percent from 94.37% per day. 14,28,672 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours to detect the presence of the virus.
Vaccinations went up by more than 6 million in the last 24 hours. In which 6,28,414 booster doses and 9,87,960 vaccine shots were given to the 15-18 age group.
Under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive, More than 1.66 billion vaccine doses have been administered so far.
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