India Reports 2,487 New Covid Cases In 24 Hours, 13% Lower Than Yesterday

Over 3.17Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years

New cases of COVID-19

India registers a slight dip in daily Covid-19 infections with 2,487 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload to 4,31,21,599. It is 13.0% lower than yesterday.

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 191.32 Cr (1,91,32,94,864) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,39,40,502sessions.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 3.17 Cr (3,17,42,189) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Similarly, the COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years also started from 10th April, 2022 onwards.

India’s Active Caseload currently stands at17,692. Active cases now constitute 0.04% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.74%. 2,878patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,25,79,693.

2,487new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 4,05,156COVID-19tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 84.38Cr (84,38,36,914) cumulative tests.

Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.62% and the Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 0.61%.

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