The Union Health Ministry reported 3,275 new COVID-19 cases in India in the previous 24 hours.
With this, the number of active cases in the country has increased to 19,719, accounting for 0.05 percent of all COVID positive cases in India. According to a press statement from the Ministry, the weekly positivity rate in the country is now 0.78 percent, while the daily positivity rate is 0.77 percent.
In the previous 24 hours, up to 55 people have died as a result of the illness.
The last 24 hours witnessed 3,010 COVID recoveries, bringing India’s total number of recovered patients since the pandemic’s inception to 4,25,47,699. As a result, India’s recovery rate is 98.74 percent.
According to the statement, 4,23,430 COVID-19 tests were performed in the previous 24 hours. In total, India has done around 83.93 crore (83,93,79,007) tests.
According to preliminary data, India’s COVID-19 immunisation coverage has surpassed 189.63 crore (1,89,63,30,362) as of 7 a.m. today. This was accomplished by a total of 2,34,93,473 sessions.
More than 2.97 crore (2.97,07,359) teenagers have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine under the COVID-19 immunisation for the age group 12–14 years, which began on March 16.