India's Coronavirus Surge Remains Under Control As Recoveries Mount Up

The day-by-day positivity rate has stayed under 5% for 12 sequential days. As recuperations kept on dwarfing day by day new cases for the 36th sequential day, the COVID-19 recovery rate in India remains at 96.16 percent. 

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jun 19, 2021 11:57 IST
India's Coronavirus Surge Remains Under Control As Recoveries Mount Up
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India recorded 60,753 new COVID-19 cases as of now and the everyday coronavirus positivity rate has dropped to 2.98 percent, the Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday. The nation additionally saw 1,647 passings because of COVID-19 and 97,743 recuperations as of now.  

With the new cases, the nation's count has moved to 2,98,23,546 including 7,60,019 active cases. Upwards of 3,85,137 individuals have surrendered to the COVID-19 infection up until now, while the combined recuperations came to 2,86,78,390. 

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The day-by-day positivity rate has stayed under 5% for 12 sequential days. As recuperations kept on dwarfing day by day new cases for the 36th sequential day, the recuperation rate in India remains at 96.16 percent. 

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As indicated by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a sum of 38,92,07,637 samples was tested for COVID-19, up to June 18 out of these, 19,02,009 samples were tested yesterday. 

The Union Health Ministry informed that 27,23,88,783 vaccine portions have been administered so far under the vaccination drive in the country. 

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