India on Wednesday recorded the highest number of single day COVID-19 cases after three months.
The country registered 8,822 new cases, taking the overall count to 4,32,45,517.
According to the health ministry data, a total of 15 deaths have been reported since Tuesday – with the total fatalities due to the virus at 5,24,792.
India’s Active Caseload currently stands at 53,637. Active cases now constitute 0.12% of the country’s total Positive Cases.
The health ministry data mentioned that the recovery rate in the country is currently at 98.67 percent as 5,718 people recovered in the last 24 hours.
According to the data, the daily positivity rate is at 2 percent, while the weekly positivity rate is at 2.35 percent.
A total of 85.58 crore samples have been tested so far for coronavirus, with 4,40,278 tests being conducted in the last 24 hours.
India’s vaccine coverage has reached 195.5 crore doses. Over 3.53 crore first doses and over 1.99 crore second doses have been administered for the age group of 12 to 14. Over 5.99 crore first doses and more than 4.72 crore second doses have been given to the 15 to 18 age group.
Meanwhile, over 3.61 crore precaution doses (booster shots) have been given to people above 60 years of age, healthcare workers, and frontline workers.