According to the MoHFW, India’s daily tally of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections fell further on Monday, with 10,229 new cases being documented in the last 24 hours, bringing the total caseload to 34,447,536.
During the same time span, nearly 12,000 patients recovered and 125 died from the viral sickness, bringing the total number of recoveries and deaths to 33,849,785 and 463,655, respectively.
Active cases, which account for 0.39 percent of the caseload, have dropped to 134,096 for the first time in 17 months, according to the ministry. Meanwhile, the total Covid-19 recovery rate is at 98.26%, the highest since March of last year.
The caseload on Monday is 1,042 fewer than on Sunday, when 11,271 persons were found to be Covid-19 positive. On Monday, there were 160 fewer deaths than on Sunday, when 285 individuals perished.
So far, Covid-19 has been found in over 624.6 million samples across the country.
751,437,749 persons have received the first dosage, while the remaining 371,992,729 have received the entire vaccine. In the last 24 hours, more than three million people have been vaccinated against Covid-19.
Until date, 1.24 billion vaccine doses have been delivered to states and union territories (UTs) through the Centre’s free of cost channel and direct state procurement category, according to the Union health ministry.
“More than 202 million balance and unutilized Covid vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered,” the MoHFW added.
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