India logs 12,899 fresh Covid-19 cases

PTI | | Updated on: Jun 19, 2022
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The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.62 per cent.

India on Sunday recorded 12,899 fresh Covid-19 cases that pushed the total tally to 4,32,96,692, while the number of active cases increased to 72,474, according to Union health ministry data. The death toll climbed to 5,24,855 with 15 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

“The active cases comprise 0.17 per cent of the total infections. The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.62 per cent,” the health ministry said. An increase of 4,366 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

“The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.89 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.50 per cent,” the ministry said. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,26,99,363. The case fatality rate stood at 1.21 per cent.

According to the ministry, 196.14 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered so far in the country under the nationwide inoculation drive.

Published on June 19, 2022
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