India reports 62,224 new COVID19 cases, 2,542 deaths
New Delhi, June 16: India's Covid caseload continued to fall with the country recording 62,224 new case and 2,542 fatalities due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday.
This is the night consecutive day when India has reported less than one lakh COVID cases.
India's overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,96,33,105. The active cases have come down below 9 lakh. The country has 8,65,432 active cases presently and has witnessed 3,79,573 deaths so far.
According to the Health Ministry, a total of 1,07,628 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 2,83,88,100 till date.
The Health Ministry said that a total of 26,19,72,014 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 28,00,458 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.
"Recovery Rate has increases to 95.80%, while weekly positivity rate drops to less than 5%, currently at 4.17%. Daily positivity rate at 3.22%, less than 5% for 9 consecutive days," according to the ministry.
India's COVID-19 caseload in past 10 days: