COVID-19: India sees dip in daily infections, records 16,935 cases in 24 hrs

Monday, 18 July 2022 (11:43 IST)
New Delhi: India has recorded 16,935 Covid-19 cases, taking the total tally of active caseload to 1,44,264, the Health Ministry data on Monday.

The total number of cases in the country stands at 4,37, 67,534.

At least 51 deaths were also recorded, taking the total death count to 5,25,760.

Meanwhile, 16,069 recoveries were reported, increasing the total recoveries to 4,30,97,510. The Covid recovery rate stands at 98.47 percent.

On the vaccination front, the government has been continuously speeding up the vaccination drive across the country.

The Ministry said that 86.96 crore Covid tests have been done so far.

"India has administered 200 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine (92.61 crore second dose, and 5.67 crore precaution dose), so far under the ongoing nationwide vaccination drive,” Ministry data said. (UNI)

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