India’s Daily Covid-19 Infection Count Goes Up To 211,298, Death Toll At 315,235

According to Union Health Ministry’s data reported on Thursday morning, India recorded 3,847 deaths due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 211,298 fresh infections in the last 24 hours. With this, the country’s total infection tally went up to 27,369,093 and the toll was pushed to 315,235.

Active case load dropped by 75,684 and stands at 24,199,07 which is now 9.79 per cent of the total infections and the national recovery rate stands to 90.01 per cent. In the last 24 hours around 2,83,135 people recovered from the disease that took the total number of recoveries since the pandemic started was 2,46,33,951.

A day after it reported the lowest death toll in 21 days with 3,511 fresh fatalities, the country recorded 4,157 new deaths on Wednesday. On Monday, the number of new deaths due to the disease stood at 4,454.

However, at 2.11 Lakh Cases, declining trend in new cases is still maintained and the recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 14th consecutive day. The weekly positivity rate currently stands at 10.93 and the daily positivity rate at 9.79%, less than 10% for 3 consecutive days.

Meanwhile, the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far has reached 20,26,95,874, the health ministry said. With this, India became the second country to achieve the 20-crore vaccination mark after the US, the ministry added. Testing capacity substantially ramped up- 21.57 lakh tests conducted in last 24 hours.

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