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India reports 42,640 new Covid cases; less than 50,000 in 91 days

22/06/2021 at 12:27 PM

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New Delhi, June 22: India reported 42,640 new cases in the last 24 hours; less than 50,000 in 91 days, the Health Ministry informed on Tuesday.

India’s Active Caseload also declined to 6,62,521; less than 7 lakh after 79 days, it added.

As many as 2,89,26,038 persons have recovered from the deadly disease across the country so far.

With recovery of 81,839 patients during last 24 hours, daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 40th consecutive day.

Recovery rate has increased to 96.49%. Similarly, weekly positivity rate remained below 5%, currently at 3.21%, the Ministry stated.

At the same time, daily positivity rate at 2.56%, less than 5% for 15 consecutive days.

Notably, India administered 86.16 lakh vaccine doses in a single day; highest ever single day vaccination achieved in the world so far.

As many as 28.87 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under nationwide vaccination drive.

Testing capacity has substantially been ramped up – 39.40 cr tests total conducted.

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