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Covid-19: India records 2,022 new cases, 46 deaths in 24 hours

Covid-19: India records 2,022 new cases, 46 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi: India added 2,022 new coronavirus infections Monday, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,31,38,393, while the active cases dipped to 14,832, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The death count climbed to 5,24,459 with 46 more people dying due to the virus, yesterday's data showed.

The active cases comprise 0.03 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 percent, the ministry said.

Notably, India is currently witnessing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with some experts predicting the fourth wave in June.

This comes after India recorded a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases from January end to April beginning.

According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry, India reported a total of 4,31,38,393 COVID-19 cases until Monday morning, while the cumulative death count stands at 5,24,459.

With 2,099 fresh discharges, the number of total recoveries in the country climbed to 4,25,99,102.

On the other hand, the daily and weekly positivity rates were recorded at 0.69% and 0.49%, respectively.

As of Monday afternoon, India administered over 192.2 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Overall, over 88.1 crore people have been fully vaccinated, while more than 100.9 crore people have received at least one dose.

On Monday alone, India administered over 60,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses till 10:00 am, including over 40,000 second doses and nearly 9,000 first doses, according to Co-WIN.

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