India’s reported cases today are 18,795 and recording less than 20,000 cases is the first time since March 11. And the country also recorded 26.041 cases yesterday, thus seeing a drastic drop from the cases reported yesterday also.
Talking about casualties, India also reported 179 deaths, again a big dip from the 276 deaths reported a day ago. The daily positivity rate stands at 1.42 per cent less than 3 per cent for the last 29 days. And the recovery rate stands at 97.81 per cent.
The Union Ministry said that India is reporting less than 50K daily cases for 93 consecutive days now. Among all states, Kerala was seeing a worrisome rise, however, the state saw a sharp drop with 11,699 cases in a day. With 1,657 cases, Tamil Nadu is the second southern state after Kerala with a high daily caseload.
Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand reported zero Covid deaths. So far, the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 86 crore, with over 1 crore doses given on Monday, the Union health ministry said.