India records 27,176 fresh cases of COVID-19, 284 deaths

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive has reached 75.89 crore according to the ministry.


New Delhi:

Daily new cases of coronavirus in India continued to remained below 30,000 with the country recording 27,176 fresh COVID-19 cases, while 284 new fatalities were recorded, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. 

With the fresh cases, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,33,16,755, while the death toll has climbed to 4,43,497, according to the data updated at 8am.

The active cases declined to 3,51,087 comprising 1.05 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.62 per cent, the ministry said.

A reduction of 11,120 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

As many as 16,10,829 tests were conducted on Tuesday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to  54,60,55,796.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.69 per cent. It has been less than three per cent for last 16 days

The weekly positivity rate was recorded at two per cent. It has been below three per cent for the last 82 days, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,25,22,171, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent. 

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive has reached 75.89 crore according to the ministry.


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