India reported 3,06,064 new coronavirus cases today, lower than yesterday’s figure of 3.33 lakh cases, NDTV reported
439 new deaths also increased the nationwide virus-related death count to 4,89,848.
At 22,49,335, active cases in India now comprise 5.69 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.07 per cent.
Delhi reported 9,197 new coronavirus cases and 35 related deaths yesterday while Mumbai recorded 2,550 new infections and 13 deaths. In comparison, Bengaluru posted a much higher daily figure of 26,299 cases.
Meanwhile, vaccine doses administered in the country have crossed the 162-crore mark, according to the Co-WIN vaccine portal. Over 93 crore first doses and over 68 crore second doses have been given so far. Over 4.19 crore teenagers in the 15-17 age category have also received their first dose.