India records 285,914 new Covid-19 infections in past 24 hours

India recorded 2,85,914 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

With active cases at 5.55%, the country’s active case count stands at 22,23,018. According to the health report, the daily positivity rate is 16.16% while the weekly positivity rate is 17.33%.

The recovery rate is currently 93.23% with 2,99,073 recoveries in the last 24 hours while the cumulative recovery stands at 3,73,70,971.

As many as 72.05 crores of COVID-19 tests have been carried out so far while 17,69,745 tests have been carried out in the past 24 hours, the ministry’s official statement said.

Under the ongoing national vaccination campaign, 163.58 million doses of vaccine have been administered so far.

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