India COVID-19 Update: 16,678 new cases, 26 deaths in 24 hours
Kerala, which has the highest number of active cases at 27,643, reported as many as 2,884 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths in 24 hours.
Updated 11 Jul 2022, 6:33 am
India on Monday recorded 16,678 new COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths, taking the country's cumulative tally to 4,36,39,329 and 5,25,454 respectively. India’s active caseload stands at 1,30,713, constituting 0.30 per cent of the country's total positive cases, according to the latest update by the Union Health Ministry.
Kerala, which has the highest number of active cases at 27,643, reported as many as 2,884 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths in 24 hours, while West Bengal reported a total of 2,962 new cases and four deaths during the same period. West Bengal has 23,264 active cases as of Monday.
India also recorded 14,629 new recoveries, pushing the cumulative tally of recovered cases to 4,29,83,162 and the recovery rate stands at 98.50 per cent, the Health Ministry stated.
A total of 86,68,88,980 COVID-19 tests have so far been conducted in India, including 2,78,266 conducted in the last 24 hours.
The weekly positivity rate in the country currently stands at 4.1 per cent and the daily positivity rate is reported to be 5.99 per cent, it stated.
Meanwhile, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has reached 1,98,88,77,537 as of 7 am Monday. A total of 3,74,90,962 adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, it added.
First published:11 Jul 2022, 6:32 am