COVID: 27,176 infections, 248 deaths reported in 24 hours in India

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New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, India reported 27,176 cases of coronavirus, the Health Ministry data showed on Wednesday. The number of COVID-related deaths stood at 284 at the same time.

Cumulatively, India’s caseload stands at 33,316,755, and fatalities at 4,43,487 so far.

The active case count has declined to 3,51,087, which comprises 1.05% of the total infections, while the recovery rate was recorded at 97.62%, the Ministry said.

A reduction of 11,120 cases has been recorded in the active COVID caseload in a span of 24 hours.

India’s daily new cases have remained below 30,000-mark for the fourth consecutive days as Kerala controls the transmission of the infection expeditiously.

Besides, India has logged less than 50,000 daily new cases for 80 continuous days.

Meanwhile, COVID vaccination has also ramped up across the country. A total of 75.89 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

According to the Ministry data, 57,41,31,961 beneficiaries were vaccinated for the first dose and 18,40,67,370 beneficiaries received their second dose of vaccine.


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