India saw a total of 1,007 new COVID-19 cases today, taking the coronavirus tally to 4,30,39,025. According to Union Health Ministry, the country also reported at least 26 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 5,21,736.
However, the number of active cases of the infection has further declined to 11,058. The active cases account for 0.03 per cent of the total caseload, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent.
More than 4 Lakh (4,34,877) COVID-19 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 186.22 Cr (1,86,22,76,304). More than 2.36 Cr 1st Dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years.
Meanwhile, Covid cases in Delhi are increasing rapidly again, with the health department reporting 299 cases on Wednesday at a positivity rate of 2.49 per cent. Delhi had reported 304 cases on March 4 after which a swift decline was seen. In total, over the past two days, the city has recorded 501 new cases, with the active case count rising to 814.