New Delhi: India recorded 12,249 new Covid cases in a 24-hour period, up from the previous day’s tally of 9,923. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has given this information on Wednesday. In the same period, the country reported 13 more Covid deaths, taking the death toll in the country to 5,24,903.
Meanwhile, the country’s active caseload rose to 81,687, which is 0.19 per cent of the total positive cases.
The total number rose to 4,27,25,055 after 9,862 patients were cured in the last 24 hours. As a result, India’s recovery rate is 98.60 percent.
Meanwhile, India’s daily positivity rate has also increased to 3.94 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate currently stands at 2.90 per cent.
Also in the same period, a total of 3,10,623 tests were conducted across the country, taking the total number to over 85.88 crore.
As of Wednesday morning, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 196.45 crores, achieved through 2,54,02,207 sessions.
Over 3.58 crore adolescents have been given the first dose of the COVID-19 jab since the start of the vaccination campaign for this age group.