India’s COVID-19 caseload on Wednesday (June 16, 2021) increased to 2.96 crores with 62,224 new infections in the last 24 hours.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the country’s coronavirus active count has now declined to 8,65,432, which is less than 9 lakh after 70 days.
India’s weekly positivity rate has now dropped to 4.17%, while the daily positivity rate stands at 3.22%.
On the other hand, the country also witnessed 2,542 coronavirus-related fatalities besides 1,07,628 recoveries. India has now registered 3,79,573 deaths and 2.83 crore COVID-19 recoveries.
Meanwhile, India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the 26 crore mark on Tuesday evening. This came on the country’s 151st day of the nationwide vaccination drive.