New Delhi: India recorded 12,751 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday morning. A total of 42 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The overall death toll has reached 5,26,772.
The daily positivity rate was 3.5 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 4.69 per cent.
Around 3.63 lakh samples were tested for Covid-19 in the country in last 24 hours.
A total of 16,412 patients recovered from Covid in the country on Monday. The overall recovery has crossed 4.35 crore, and accounts for 98.51 per cent of the total case tally.
The active caseload is over 1.31 lakh, or 0.30 per cent of the cases recorded till now.
31.95 lakh vaccinated on Monday
Over 31.95 lakh persons received the Covid-19 vaccine in the country on Monday. So far, over 2.06 billion (206.88 crore) doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive. Of these, 11.14 crore were precaution doses.
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