New Delhi | 67,597 new corona cases were reported in India in 24 hours on Tuesday, which is 19 percent less than the 83,876 cases reported the previous day.
The Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday morning that a total of 1,188 people died in 24 hours, taking the death toll to 5,04,062.
There are 9,94,891 active cases of the corona. The overall positivity rate in the country is 2.35 percent.
In the last 24 hours, 1,80,456 patients were cured, taking the number of recoveries to 4,08,40,658. The recovery rate in India is 96.46 percent.
A total of 13,46,534 corona tests were conducted across the country. India has done more than 74.29 crore tests so far.
More than 55.78 lakh vaccine doses have been given to people in the last 24 hours. With this, India’s corona vaccination coverage has reached 170.21 crores till Tuesday morning.
According to the Ministry of Health, as of Tuesday morning, more than 11.81 crore corona vaccine doses are currently available with the states and union territories.