According to the Union Health Ministry, the nation recorded 115,736 new COVID-19 cases within the final 24 hours. With this recent surge, the whole variety of infections has reached 12,801,785. The nation reported 630 COVID-related deaths within the final 24 hours, whereas the lively variety of cases stands at 8,43,473.
As many as 59,856 folks discharged/recovered from the illness throughout the identical interval. With the brand new COVID-19 deaths, the cumulative toll within the nation has mounted to 1,66177.
The earlier excessive was recorded on April 5 when the nation reported 103,844 recent COVID constructive cases in a single day.
As many as 87,077,474 folks have been inoculated in opposition to COVID-19 within the nation to this point.
From April 2, the federal government began vaccinating all folks above 45years. India began its vaccination drive on January 16 with precedence given to all healthcare and frontline staff within the first part. The second part began on March 1 the place doses had been administered to folks above the age of 60 and people between 45 and 59 years with particular comorbidities.