India reports 11,739 new cases and 25 deaths in last 24 hours

Uttarakhand: India logged 11,739 fresh Covid-19 cases, showing a 26 per cent dip from yesterday’s tally of 15,940 cases, the Union health ministry data showed on Sunday morning. As many as 25 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 5,24,999, the ministry stated.

The health ministry said that the active cases comprise 0.21 per cent of the total infections, while the country’s recovery rate topped 98.58 per cent.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.59 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 3.25 per cent, according to the data. Meanwhile, the Covid fatality rate was recorded at 1.21 per cent.

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crossed 197 crore landmark milestone on Saturday, according to Press Information Bereau. More than 11 lakh Vaccine doses administered on Saturday till 7 pm.

Meanwhile, Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said the country has successfully spearheaded the fight against covid-19 pandemic under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The country also developed a “robust and strong mechanism to counter the public health issues,” he said. “The country has emerged successfully in the management of the pandemic,” the Health and Family Welfare minister added.

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