Coronavirus News: 14,623 new cases registered in India within 24 hours
Coronavirus News: On Wednesday, 14,623 new cases of corona were reported in India, which is more than 12 percent compared to Tuesday, while 197 people have died. These figures have been released by the Union Health Ministry. With the death of 197 people in the last 24 hours, the total death toll has risen to 4,52,651.
With the recovery of 19,446 infected in the last 24 hours, the cumulative number has increased to 3,34,78,247. India’s recovery rate is 98.15 percent, which is currently the highest since March 2020.
The active cases of corona have reduced to less than 2 lakh and currently there are 1,78,098 cases, which is now the lowest in 229 days. The active cases currently account for 0.52 percent of the total positive cases in the country. Expansion of testing capacity is going on across the country. A total of 13,23,702 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours. So far, more than 59.44 crore tests have been done in India.
While testing capacity has been ramped up across the country, the weekly positivity rate at 1.34 per cent for the last 117 days is less than 3 per cent. The daily positivity rate is 1.10 per cent, which is less than 3 per cent for the last 51 days and below 5 per cent for 134 consecutive days.
With 41,36,142 vaccine doses delivered in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID vaccination coverage has crossed 99.12 crore as of 7 am on Wednesday, as per the last report. This has been achieved through 97,99,506 sessions.
As per the data shared by the health ministry, more than 10.78 crore and unused vaccine doses are still available with the states/UTs to be given to the people.