Coronavirus update: India reports 21,257 fresh Covid-19 cases

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Coronavirus India update: India reported 21,257 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.

With this, the active cases in the country stand at 2,40,221, which is the lowest in 205 days.

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The recovery rate is currently at 97.96 percent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry stated while giving coronavirus update about India.

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Meanwhile, 93.17 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under nationwide vaccination drive.

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The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) stated that a total of 13,85,706 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Thursday.

A total of 58,00,43,190 tests have been conducted so far. On Wednesday 14,31,819 Covid-19 tests had been conducted.

India has administered over 93 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses across the country so far since the vaccination drive began on January 16 this year.

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The ministry also added that over 50 lakh vaccine doses were administered in a single day, as per the provisional report till 7 pm. This has been achieved through 90,68,525 sessions.

“With the administration of 50,17,753 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 93 Cr (93,17,17,191) as per provisional reports till 7 am today,” the health ministry said.

-PTC News