Delhi reported zero daily deaths due to COVID-19 for the third consecutive day on Sunday and 24 new cases of the infection, while the positivity rate stood at 0.04 per cent, according to the health department, reported news agency PTI.
This is the 13th time since the beginning of the second wave of the pandemic that the national capital has logged zero fatality due to the disease in a day.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 4,141 new coronavirus positive cases on Sunday, which took its infection count to 64,24,651, while 145 deaths pushed the toll to 1,35,962, the health department said.
India on Sunday reported 30,948 new cases of COVID-19 and 403 deaths, according to the Union health ministry. The active caseload in the country now stands at 3,53,398, lowest in 152 days. The active cases account for 1.09% of total cases, lowest since March 2020. India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has reached 58 crore with 52,23,612 vaccine doses administered over the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, Zydus Cadila, whose Covid vaccine ZyCoV-D for adults and children aged 12 years and above got approval yesterday, said Saturday it hopes to produce one crore doses per month by October.
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Andhra Pradesh reported 1,085 fresh cases of coronavirus, 1,541 recoveries and eight deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday.
The state’s Covid-19 chart now showed a gross of 20,02,340 positives, 19,73,940 recoveries and 13,723 deaths.
The latest bulletin said number of active cases dropped below the 15,000-mark to 14,677.
In 24 hours, the number of fresh cases ranged from 10 to 137 in all districts of the state.
India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 58-crore landmark, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.
“With the administration of 52,23,612 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 58.14 crore (58,14,89,377) as per provisional reports. This has been achieved through 64,39,411 sessions,” read the Union Health Ministry’s release.
Delhi reported zero daily deaths due to the virus for the third consecutive day on Sunday. Twenty-four new cases of the infection were reported in the national capital, while the positivity rate stood at 0.04 per cent, according to the health department, reported news agency PTI. This is the 13th time since the beginning of the second wave of the pandemic that Delhi has logged zero fatality due to the disease in a day.
Over 92,300 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Delhi on Saturday of which 64,931 received their first dose, according to official data.
The vaccination bulletin released by the Delhi government on Sunday said over 1.23 crore doses have been administered in Delhi since the inoculation exercise started on January 16.
As many as 34.86 lakh people have received both the doses, it said.
According to the Delhi government’s data, the city had over five lakh vaccine doses – over two lakh Covaxin and 2.99 lakh Covishield — left as on Sunday morning.
The bulletin said the stock can last up to four days.