India Reports 2542 Daily New Covid Deaths; 62,224 Positive Cases


Srinagar 16 June : India reports 62,224 Daily New Covid-19 Cases in the last 24 hours, lower than 1 Lakh mark for 9 consecutive days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

The MoHFW said that India continues to report a sustained slide in the daily new COVID cases. The country has reported 62,224 Daily New Cases in the last 24 hours. Less than 1 lakh Daily New Cases have been reported for 9 continuous days now.

“This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs,” they added.

As per MoHFW, 2,542 deaths have been reported due to the deadly virus, taking the total fatalities across the country to 3,79,601.

As per the Health Ministry, India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 8,65,432. The Caseload has declined below 9 lakh mark after 70 days.

A net decline of 47,946 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 2.92% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

The Health Ministry said that as more people are getting recovered from Covid-19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 34 consecutive days now.

“1,07,628 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours,” they said.

Furthermore, the Health Ministry said that over 45 thousand (45,404) more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.

“Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,83,88,100 people have already recovered from COVID-19 & 1,07,628 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours,” the Health Ministry said, adding that this constitutes an overall recovery rate of 95.80%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.

Moreover, as per the Health Ministry, India crossed the landmark of 26 crore vaccination coverage yesterday.

A total of 26,19,72,014 vaccine doses have been administered through 36,17,099 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 28,00,458 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 

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