India recorded 14,623 new Covid-19 cases and 197 fatalities in a single day, according to the Union Ministry of Health. In addition, the number of people who have recovered in the previous 24 hours has increased to 19,446, according to the report.
Overall, India’s Covid-19 caseload has increased to 3,41,08,996. And the death toll due to coronavirus infection has climbed to 4,52,651.
The active cases account for less than 1% of total cases and it is lowest since March 2020 which is currently at 0.52%.
Meanwhile, India has administered 99.12 crore of coronavirus vaccines so far. India will soon create history by achieving the target of vaccinating over 100 crore people against Covid-19.
Yesterday, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed that World Health Organisation’s Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lauded India’s Covid-19 vaccination programme.
“Had a detailed interaction with DG WHO @DrTedros, accompanied by other senior officials of @WHO, on various issues related to health, including pandemic management and WHO reforms. DG WHO lauded the mammoth efforts undertaken by the Indian government for #COVID19 vaccination,” Mandaviya said in a tweet.