New Delhi: India records 21,880 new Corona cases along with 60 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
A marginal rise from the previous day’s count of 21,566, in the same period, the country has reported 60 more Covid deaths, taking the nationwide death toll to 5,25,930.
The active caseload has marginally increased to 1,49,482 cases, accounting for 0.34 percent of the country’s total positive cases.
The recovery of 21,219 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,31,71,653. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.46 percent.
Meanwhile, India’s daily positivity rate has also risen to 4.42 percent, while the weekly positivity rate currently stands at 4.51 percent.
Also in the same period, a total of 4,95,359 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 87.16 crores.
As of Friday morning, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 201.30 crores, achieved via 2,65,61,942 sessions.
Over 3.83 crore adolescents have been administered a first dose of Covid-19 jab since the beginning of the vaccination drive for this age bracket.
A teenager died by suicide at his house in Balapur on Sunday night reportedly after his parents scolded him over a studies-related issue.
Stating that TPCC president A Revanth Reddy was an expert at changing colors like a chameleon, Finance Minister T Harish Rao has said Revanth Reddy had criticized the Congress, including Sonia Gandhi, when he was with the TDP, and was now praising the same party and leaders.
A four-year-old girl died of electrocution after she tried to open the refrigerator in a supermarket.
The mother of the woman constable who was allegedly killed by her former colleague two years ago demanded strict action against the accused who had been deceiving them into believing that she was alive.
A migrant laborer and his wife killed their three daughters as they could not raise them because of poverty in Punjab‘s Jalandhar, said police on Monday.