India recorded 86,498 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours which is the country’s lowest single-day rise in 66 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday (June 8, 2021).
The daily new cases were reported less than 1 lakh after 63 days and the weekly positivity rate now stands at 5.94%, whereas, the daily positivity rate is at 4.62%.
As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India’s total COVID-19 caseload has now increased to 2,89,96,473, of which, 13,03,702 are active cases.
Between Monday and Tuesday morning, the country also recorded 2,123 coronavirus-related fatalities that took the death toll to 3,51,309.
1,82,282 patients recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours and took the total number of COVID-19 recoveries across the country to 2.73 crores. The recovery rate now stands at 94.29%.