New Delhi: The country recorded 2,85,914 fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday morning. A total of 665 deaths were reported during this period.
The daily positivity rate was 16.16 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 17.33 per cent.
More than 17.69 lakh samples were tested for Covid-19 on Tuesday, taking the overall testing to more than 72.05 crore.
93.23% recovery rate; active caseload at 22.23 lakh
More than 2.99 lakh recoveries were reported in last 24 hours. The overall recovery has crossed 3.73 crore, which is 93.23 per cent recovery.
The active caseload of Covid in the country is more than 22.23 lakh, accounting for 5.55 per cent of the overall case tally.
59.5 lakh vaccinated in a day
Over 59.5 lakh individuals received the Covid-19 vaccine in last 24 hours. So far, over 1.63 billion (163.58 crore) doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.
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