Covid-19 Update: India reports 14,506 new cases in last 24 hours
29 June, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava
Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India recorded 14,506 new COVID cases in the past 24 hours, with a daily case positive rate of 3.35 percent
According to data released today by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India recorded 14,506 new COVID cases in the past 24 hours, with a daily case positive rate of 3.35 percent.
With this, the nation’s active caseload, which now stands at 99,602, edged closer to the 100,000 milestones. 11,574 COVID patients have recovered from the illness in the past 24 hours, bringing the nation’s total recovery cases to 4,28,08,666. At the moment, the recovery rate is 98.56%.
In the past 24 hours, up to 30 individuals have died from the illness, bringing the total death toll to 5,25,077.
However, 4,33,659 COVID samples in total were examined throughout this time. So far, 86.19 crore tests have been performed across the nation. The positive rate over the past week is 3.30 percent.
In the past 24 hours, 13,44,788 COVID shots have been given as part of the national immunization campaign. 1,97,46,57,138 shots of various vaccinations have been administered thus far.
The Government of India has been assisting the States and UTs by giving them free COVID vaccines as part of the national immunization push. The Union Government will purchase and provide (free of charge) to States and UTs 75% of the vaccinations being manufactured by the country’s vaccine producers as part of the next phase of the COVID19 immunization push.
Health Ministry of India on June 9 encouraged States and Union Territories to not let their guard down and firmly uphold the COVID acceptable behaviour in light of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases reported throughout the nation.
In a letter sent to States and UTs on Thursday, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan urged them to intensify RT-PCR testing, monitoring, clinical management, immunization, and COVID-19 procedures and to take prompt preventive measures. Additionally, Bhushan encouraged the government to implement a “five-fold Strategy.”