New Delhi: On Wednesday, India reported 16,906 fresh cases in last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry data update. Taking total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,36,69,850. The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have risen to 1,32,457, the health ministry data showed today.
With 45 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. The total death toll in the country is now at 5,25,519. The active cases comprise 0.30 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.49 per cent, the ministry said.
The daily positivity rate stands at 3.68 per cent while weekly positivity rate is at 4.26 per cent. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday, the country saw a total of 15,447 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.50 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4,30,11,874.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 86,77,69,574 samples have been tested up to July 12 for COVID-19. Of these 4,59,302 samples were tested on Tuesday. So far, 199.12 crore vaccine doses have been administered under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.