India today recorded 795 new COVID-19 cases taking the number of active cases in the country to 12,054, according to the Union health ministry.
The active cases stand at 0.03 per cent of the total caseload and the recovery rate is at 98.76 per cent.
The number of recoveries in the last 24 hours stands at 1,280, while the total recoveries reached 4,24,96,369.
The number of vaccine doses have crossed 184.87 crore, according to the Co-WIN dashboard.
Here are the LIVE updates on Coronavirus cases in India:
India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed 185 crore vaccination coverage milestone on Tuesday after the inoculation of 13 lakh vaccination dosses in the last 24 hours, as per the provisional reports till 7 pm informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
A total of 99,04,28,218 doses of first dose and 83,60,22,063 second doses have been administered so far. Read here
All eligible beneficiaries above the age of 18 years in Mumbai have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the city civic body announced on Tuesday. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said it has administered 92,42,888 second doses as on Tuesday against the original target of 92,36,500.
Delhi recorded 112 new Covid cases and zero fatality on Tuesday, while the positivity rate stood at 1.05 percent, according to data shared by the health department.
Odisha recorded 15 coronavirus cases today, while there was no coronavirus fatality for the fifth straight day, the Health Department said.
Two children were among those who were afflicted with the disease, according to a bulletin.
The active COVID-19 cases dropped to 261 and 52 more patients have recuperated. The daily positivity rate was 0.08 per cent and the infections were detected out of 16,859 sample tests, it added.
Odisha had reported five COVID-19 cases and zero fatality on Monday.
The COVID-19 count remained at 9,121 and these have been confirmed as coronavirus deaths after an audit. Fifty-three other coronavirus patients have died due to comorbidities so far, according to data.
The state has logged 12,87,757 cases, out of which 12,78,322 people have recovered so far.
Puducherry continued to be COVID-19 free for the sixth day in succession on Tuesday with no case registered during the last 24 hours.
None of the four regions of the Union Territory -- Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam -- saw any case of viral infection.
In a press release, Director of Health G Sriramulu said the health department tested 246 samples and no fresh case of infection surfaced.
He said the department has tested 22,29,526 samples so far and found 18,74,463 samples out of them to be negative.
The test positivity rate was zero while the fatality and recovery rates remained 1.18 per cent and 98.82 per cent, respectively.
The Director said no new fatality was reported from any of the four regions. The number of deaths remained at 1,962.
The overall caseload remained at 1,65,774 and the recoveries also stood unchanged at 1,63,812, the Director said.
Mr Sriramulu said the health department has administered 16,48,161 COVID-19 vaccine doses till now comprising 9,55,543 first doses, 6,77,707 second doses and 14,911 booster doses.
Number of COVID-19 cases recorded in India in the last 24 hours - 795
India's Active caseload currently stands at 12,054
184.87 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under nationwide vaccination drive
Active cases stand at 0.03%
Recovery rate currently at 98.76%
1,280 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases total recoveries to 4,24,96,369
Daily positivity rate (0.17%)
Weekly positivity rate (0.22%)
79.15 crore total tests conducted so far; 4,66,332 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.
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