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Covid-19: India records lowest daily rise in 111 days at 34,703

?OUR BUREAU New Delhi | Updated on July 06, 2021

Active cases decline to 4,64,357, the lowest in 101 days

The number of daily Covid cases in India dropped to 34,703, the lowest in 111 days, during the last 24 hours till Tuesday morning. During the same period, 51,864 patients recovered, bringing down the number of active cases to 4,64,357, according to the data released by Health Ministry on Tuesday morning. 

Till date, a total of around 35.76 crore vaccinations, including 45.82 lakh, were carried out in the country. While 27.88 lakh received the first dose of the vaccine, nearly 17.94 lakh people completed the full course during the last 24 hours. 

As many as 553 people succumbed to their infection during the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll due to Covid-19 to 4,03,281. More than 6.47 lakh Covid-19 tests were carried out during the same period taking the total number of tests so far to 42.14 crore. 

 

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PTI adds:

The national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 97.17 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed. A net decline of 17,714 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Positivity rate down

Also, 16,47,424 tests were conducted on Monday, taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of Covid-19 in the country to 42,14,24,881, while the daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.11 per cent.

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It has been less than 3 per cent for 15 consecutive days, the ministry said, adding the weekly positivity rate has declined to 2.40 per cent, according to the ministry.

Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for the 54th consecutive day.

Vaccination drive

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,97,52,294, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.32 per cent, the data stated. Cumulative vaccine doses administered so far has reached 35.75 crore under nationwide vaccination drive. India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 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.

Published on July 06, 2021

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