India detailed 5,443 new Covid-19 cases and 26 deaths in the past 24 hours. According to an update by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday. Consequently, active cases currently reached 46,342. The active caseload constitutes 0.10 percent of the total contamination.
The casualty toll lumped to 5,28,429 with 26 deaths which includes 12 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the report updated at 8 am stated.
The daily positivity rate was at 1.61% while the weekly positivity rate was at 1.73%.
The country performed 3,39,062 Covid tests in the last 24 hours, with the total number of tests done so far at 89.27 crore.
The report shows that 5,291 recoveries detailed in the last 24 hours. Pushing the tally of recoveries so far since the outbreak of the pandemic in early 2020 to 4,39,78,271. The recovery rate currently reached 98.71%.
Under the nationwide vaccination move, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has crossed 217.11 crore. Of all the doses regulated, 94.72 crore were second doses and 19.95 crore precautionary.
The central government has supplied more than 203.45 crore (2,03,45,30,125) vaccine doses to States/UTs so far through the Government of India free of cost channel and through direct state procurement category.
As per the Ministry, over 3.56 crore (3,56,67,110) balance and unutilized Covid vaccine doses still accessible with the States/UTs to be administered.
India’s COVID-19 tally went past the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It crossed 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11. It surpassed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and exceeded the one-crore mark on December 19.
The country surpassed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4, three crore on June 23 last year and four crore on January 25 this year.
The Centre had instructed states and union territories to pursue monitoring incoming international travellers as part of the revised surveillance policy in context of covid-19. They have also been urged to continue monitoring influenza-like illness (lLl) & SARI cases, undertake genome sequencing, and boost vaccination.
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