India reports 37,566 new cases, 907 deaths in last 24 hours
NEW DELHI, Jun 29 :
India on Tuesday reported 37,566 daily new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry at 9 am. The country has reported less than 40,000 daily new cases after 102 days. With this, the total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 3,03,16,897.
The death toll continued to remain below the 1,000 mark for the second day in a row, and is nearing the 4-lakh mark with a total of 3,97,637 deaths.
Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for 47th consecutive day. With 56,994 more people recovering in the last 24 hours, the number of total people recuperated from Covid stands at 29,366,601, the Ministry said.
Meanwhile, the active caseload has further declined to 5,52,659. It is 1.82% of total infections.
The daily positivity rate is at 2.12%, which is less than 5% for 22 consecutive days. The weekly positive rate stands at 2.74%. A total of 17,68,008 tests were conducted on Monday for the detection of Covid-19, taking the total number of tests conducted so far in the country to 40,81,39,287.
As many as 32,90,29,510 Covid-19 vaccine doses, including 27,11,31,337 first dose and 5,78,98,173 second dose have been administered so far under the Nationwide vaccination drive so far. According to the Ministry, 52,76,457 doses were administered in the last 24 hours as 41,24,221 beneficiaries received their first dose and 11,52,236 received their second dose. Times of India