Mumbai: India recorded 15,823 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 3,40,01,743. Out of the 15,823 cases, 7,823 cases were reported in Kerala.
With 22,844 recovering in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries stood at 3,33,42,901. Since the start of the pandemic last year, 3,40,01,743 coronavirus infections have been recorded. There are currently 2,07,653 active cases in the country.
Meanwhile, India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 96 crore mark. In the ongoing nationwide vaccination campaign, 50,63,845 doses were administered in the last 24 hours, resulting in 96,43,79,212 vaccinations.
According to ICMR, over 13 lakh COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. So far 58,63,63,442 tests have been done to detect the presence of the virus.