COVID-19: 42,640 new cases in India; lowest in 91 days


GUWAHATI: Around 42,640 fresh COVID-19 infections were reported in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily spike in 91 days informed the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.


📍Total #COVID19 Cases in India (as on June 22nd, 2021)

▶96.49% Cured/Discharged/Migrated (2,89,26,038)
▶2.21% Active cases (6,62,521)
▶1.30% Deaths (3,89,302)

Total COVID-19 confirmed cases = Cured/Discharged/Migrated+Active cases+Deaths#StaySafe

— #IndiaFightsCorona (@COVIDNewsByMIB) June 22, 2021

India administered 86.16 lakh (86,16,373) vaccine doses in a single day yesterday, the highest ever single-day vaccination achieved in the world so far, said the Health Ministry. A total of 28.87 Crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the vaccination drive in the country.


The country witnessed as many as 81,839 recoveries and 1,167 deaths in the last 24 hours. With the new cases, the cumulative caseload has climbed to 2,99,77,861 including 6,62,521 active cases.
As many as 3,89,302 people have succumbed to the COVID-19 infection so far, while the recoveries reached 2,89,26,038.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), the daily positivity rate in the country stands at 2.56 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is currently at 3.21 per cent.