Coronavirus Highlights: 3.33 Lakh New Covid Cases In India, 525 Deaths

Coronavirus highlights: The daily positivity rate marginally risen from 17.22 per cent to 17.78 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 16.87 per cent.

Coronavirus Highlights: 3.33 Lakh New Covid Cases In India, 525 Deaths

India Covid-19 Cases: The active cases now comprise 5.57 per cent of the total infections.

New Delhi:

India's daily Covid curve showed a very marginal improvement today as the country reported 3,33,533 cases, slight lower than the 3.37 lakh daily cases recorded yesterday. The new numbers have taken the total caseload in the country to 3,92,37,264.

525 fresh fatalities were also recorded in the past 24 hours, taking the total death count in the country, as a result of coronavirus, to 4,89,409.

The active cases now comprise 5.57 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.18 per cent. The active caseload in the country currently stands 21,87,205.

The daily positivity rate marginally risen from 17.22 per cent to 17.78 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 16.87 per cent.

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country have crossed the 161-crore mark. 94 per cent of India's adults have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while 72 per cent are fully vaccinated, according to the government.

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