Updated 22 Mar 2022, 4:55 am
India on Tuesday reported 33 COVID-19 deaths in a span of 24 hours, while the daily COVID-19 spike remained below 2000-mark at 1,581 new positive cases, as per the latest update by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.
Consequently, India’s daily positivity rate fell to 0.28 per cent and the weekly positivity rate dropped to 0.39 per cent, and the country’s COVID-19 active caseload stood at 23,913. The active cases accounted for 0.06 per cent of the total positive cases.
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The total COVID-19 confirmed caseload reached 4,30,10,971, while the death toll climbed to 5,16,543 as of Tuesday as per the latest update.
The country’s COVID-19 recovery rate stood at 98.74 per cent as 2,741 more patients recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 4,24,70,515.
Meanwhile 181.56 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, while 78.36 crore total tests have been conducted so far. A total of 5,68,471 tests were conducted across the country in the last 24 hours, the ministry said in a release.
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First published:22 Mar 2022, 4:55 am
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