Sunday, May 22, 2022

India Logs 30,256 New Covid-19 cases

Over 80 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.

India Logs 30,256 New Covid-19 cases
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India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,34,78,419, while the active cases declined to 3,18,181, the lowest in 1,823 days, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Monday.

30,256 new cases have been registered. 

The death toll climbed to 4,45,133 with 295 more fatalities, according to the data updated by the Health Minsitry at 8 am.

The active cases have declined to 3,18,181 comprising 0.95% of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.72%.

A dip of 13,977 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in the last 24 hours.

11,77,607 tests were conducted on Sunday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 55,36,21,766.

The daily positivity rate was 2.57% which has been less than 3% t for the last 21 days.

The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.07 per cent. It has been below 3 per cent for the last 87 days, according to the health ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 3,27,15,105, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent, it said.

The cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive has exceeded 80.85 crore, the data says.

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed 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 went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

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