India reports 12,514 fresh Covid cases

NEW DELHI: India reported 12,514 fresh Covid-19 cases and 251 deaths in the past 24 hours. India has 1,58,817 active cases, which is the lowest in 248 days, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

India has so far administered 106.31 crore vaccine doses under its nationwide inoculation drive. 12,718 recoveries in the last 24 hours were reported, taking the total recovery count to 3,36,68,560.

The active cases comprise 0.46 percent of the total infections, lowest since March 2020. The country’s recovery rate is at 98.20 percent. The daily positivity rate stands at 1.42 percent less than 2% for the last 28 days.

Meanwhile, the weekly positivity rate at 1.17 percent has remained less than 2 percent for the last 38 days now. India has so far conducted over 60.92 crore cumulative tests.

The daily rise in new infections has been below 20,000 for 23 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 126 consecutive days now. More than 112 crore vaccine doses provided to States and UTs.

And than 13 crore doses still available with States and UTs to be administered. Meanwhile, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare wishes everyone a Happy and Safe Season.

Earlier, India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.

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