India recorded 2.86 lakh cases today with 573 deaths across the country taking the overall case tally to 4.03 crore.
The active cases have decreased to 22,02,472 and now comprises 5.46 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.33 per cent. The daily positivity rate – the share of coronavirus tests that return positive and considered a key marker of the pandemic’s status – is up from 16.10% to 19.59% while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 17.75 per cent.
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 163.84 crore dose. At least 72 per cent of India’s adult population is fully vaccinated whereas around 52 per cent of children in the 15-18 years old age group have been inoculated with the first dose of Covid vaccine.