Digital Desk, New Delhi. In the last 24 hours, 2,55,874 new cases of corona have been reported in India and the daily positivity rate has come down to 15.52 percent. Earlier, more than 3 lakh cases of corona were reported for five consecutive days. The Union Health Ministry gave this information on Tuesday morning. A total of 614 new deaths were also recorded in the 24-hour period, taking the death toll to 4,90,462.
Active cases increased to 22,36,842, which is 5.62 per cent of the total number of positive cases in the country. With the recovery of 2,67,753 patients in the last 24 hours, the number of recoveries has increased to 3,70,71,898. As a result, India’s recovery rate stands at 93.15 per cent. Also, in the same period, a total of 16,49,108 tests were conducted across the country. India has done more than 71.88 crore tests so far.
Meanwhile, the weekly positivity rate has increased to 17.17 per cent while the daily positivity rate has come down to 15.52 per cent. With over 62 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID vaccination coverage has reached 162.92 crore as of Tuesday morning .
According to the Health Ministry, more than 13.42 crore remaining and unused COVID vaccine doses are still available with the states and union territories as of Tuesday morning.
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