COVID: India records 28,326 fresh cases, over 85 Cr vaccinatedtext_fields
New Delhi: India reported a total of 28,336 fresh Covid cases and 260 deaths in the last 24 hours, even as over 85 crore people have been vaccinated, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.
The new cases reported were slightly lesser than what was recorded on Saturday. However, 290 deaths were reported on Saturday. The total death count in the country stands at 4,46,918.
The active cases have seen a rise of total 2,034 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total India's active caseload to 3,03,476, which accounts for less than of one per cent of total Covid cases of India, as per the Union Health Ministry updates. The total active cases in India is 0.90 per cent of the total caseload.
India's recovery rate from the ongoing pandemic currently stands at 97.77 per cent. As per the health bulletin, a total of 26,032 people have recovered from Covid in the last 24 hours, pushing the total recovery data to 3,29,02,351.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be increasing. The last 24 hours saw a total of 14,88,945 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 56,32,43,245 tests.
The weekly positive rate in India is less than 3 per cent for 93 days and currently stands at 1.98 per cent. The daily positivity rate is also less than 3 per cent from the last 27 days and presently stands at 1.90 per cent.
Under the mass vaccination drive, a total of 68,42,786 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 85 crore and stands at 85,60,81,537 as per provisional reports till 7 a.m. Sunday. This has been achieved through 83,64,110 sessions.
Meanwhile, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 231.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.74 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.07 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
In its latest update on Sunday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload, death toll and vaccination tally stood at 231,477,987, 4,742,762 and 6,072,672,218, respectively.
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,901,854 and 687,746, respectively, according to the CSSE.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 33,624,419 cases.
The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,343,304), the UK (7,667,290), Russia (7,291,097), France (7,080,675), Turkey (7,013,609), Iran (5,519,728), Argentina (5,249,840), Colombia (4,950,253), Spain (4,946,601), Italy (4,657,215), Indonesia (4,206,253), Germany (4,199,029) and Mexico (3,619,115), the CSSE figures showed.
Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (594,200), India (446,658), Mexico (274,703), Peru (199,182), Russia (199,450), Indonesia (141,381), the UK (136,465), Italy (130,653), Colombia (126,102), Iran (119,082), France (117,157) and Argentina (114,849).