New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry announced on Monday that India had reported 8,309 new COVID-19 cases in the previous 24 hours, as well as 236 deaths from the Covid infection. In the last 24 hours, the country has seen a total of 9,905 discharges, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 3,40,08183.
COVID-19 active cases in India have decreased to 1,03,859 (lowest in 544 days), according to government data released today. So far, the Nationwide Vaccination Drive has administered about 122.41 crore vaccine doses. The country's total death toll today stands at 4,68,790. The first death from the COVID epidemic was recorded in India in March 2020. For 46 days in a row, the daily increase in new coronavirus infections has fallen below 20,000, and for 149 days in a row, less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported.
The active cases account for 0.33 percent of total infections, the lowest since March 2020, according to the ministry, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.32 percent, the highest since March 2020.