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India witnesses a dip in daily COVID cases, reports 13,086 new infections

Down from yesterday's 16,135 fresh infections, the country reported over 3,000 less daily COVID cases in the last 24 hours India on Tuesday witnessed a dip in daily COVID cases by a margin of over 3,000 infections. Down from yesterday's 16,135 fresh infections, the country reported 13,086 fresh COVID cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry today. The number of active COVID cases went past the 1.14 lakh mark.

The daily positivity rate on Tuesday stood at 2.90% whereas the weekly positivity rate was 3.80%. 19 deaths from the infection were reported in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 5,25,242.  As many as 12,456 recoveries in the last 24 hours increased the number of total recoveries to 4,28,91,933. 86.44 crore total COVID tests have been conducted so far with 4,51,312 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 198.09 Cr (1,98,09,87,178) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 2,58,74,950 sessions, said the Union Health Ministry. COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022.

So far, more than 3.69 Cr (3,69,96,932) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.  Similarly, the COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years also started from 10th April, 2022 onwards. Coming to the statistics of state-wise COVID tally, Delhi recorded 420 fresh COVID cases in the last 24 hours, with a positivity rate of 5.25 per cent.  One person succumbed to the viral disease in the national capital, according to data shared by the health department. The number of fresh COVID cases in Maharashtra stood at 1,515 on Monday, of which Mumbai alone

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