India Logs 175 Covid-19 Infections In 24 Hours, Active Caseload Declines To 2,570

New Delhi: India recorded 175 new Covid infections in a day while active caseload declined to 2,570, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

The tally of Covid cases in India is crore while the death toll is 5,30,707, data updated at 8 am stated.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.09 per cent while the weekly positivity was 0.12 per cent.

Active caseload declined by 12 in a day and now comprises 0.01 per cent of the total infections.

The national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.80 per cent, according to the health ministry website.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,45,854 while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.

According to the ministry’s website, 220.11 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the COVID-19 vaccination drive.  India’s Covid tally crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.

It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.  India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4,  three crore on June 23 last year and four crore on January 25 this year.

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Meanwhile, four government COVID-19 vaccination centres in Lucknow have run out of vaccines, making it difficult for people to get a precautionary dose, an official said on Wednesday.

Health department officials expect the a new lot of vaccines to arrive by next week, he said.

At present four government facilities — SPM Civil Hospital, Lokbandhu hospital, Balrampur hospital and NK Road Community Health Centre — are offering free COVID-19 vaccination in the city.

The district immunisation officer MK Singh said the Covid-19 vaccines are not available at these centres since Monday and the government has been asked to send fresh supply of the vaccines.

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