Covid-19 cases: India reports 26,115 new cases in last 24 hours

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NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday reported 26,115 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. With this the overall coronavirus tally of the country has jumped to 33,504,534, according to the data updated by ministry of health and family welfare at 9 am.

The death toll has further climbed to 4,45,385 with 252 new fatalities in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, India's active caseload stands at 3,09,575, which is lowest count in 184 days. Active cases account for less than (0.92%) of total cases.

At 97.75%, the recovery rate is highest since March 2020. A total of 34,469 people were discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries from Covid to 3,27,49,574.
The weekly positivity rate is 2.08%, which is less than 3% for last 88 days. The daily positivity rate, however, stands at 1.85%, less than 3% for last 22 days.
So far 55.50 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 so far, according to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Under nationwide vaccination drive, that commenced on January 16 this year, 81.85 crore vaccine doses have been administered to date.

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