New Delhi: The daily tally of Covid-19 cases saw a rise. There were 14,623 fresh cases of infection in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday morning. This is higher than 13,058 cases reported the previous day. As many as 197 deaths were recorded during this period.
The active caseload of Covid-19 in the country stands at 1,78,098, which is 0.52 per cent of the total cases. It is also the lowest in 229 days, according to the ministry.
The daily positivity rate is 1.10 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.34 per cent.
A total of 19,446 patients recovered from Covid-19 in 24 hours. The overall recovery is 3,34,78,247, which is 98.15 per cent of the total cases.
Vaccination coverage crosses 99.12 crore
The country is inching closer to the 100-crore mark in vaccination.
So far, over 99.12 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the country.
Gujarat reports 18 new cases
Eighteen persons tested positive in Gujarat in 24 hours ending Tuesday evening. No death was recorded during this period.
The active caseload stands at 185, while the recovery rate is 98.76 per cent.
Over 1.6 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the state on Tuesday.
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