India reaches a new milestone in vaccination

India has reached a new milestone with over 42 crore people getting themselves vaccinated against coronavirus.

The country registered 35,342 fresh cases and 483 deaths. So far, 4.19 lakh people have died of Covid in the country.

Kerala contributed 12,818 cases to the country’s daily numbers. The southern state has also reported 44 cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus.

As many as 45,374 cases of Mucormycosis or “Black fungus” have been reported in the country so far and 4,332 patients have died due to the disease, according to the government.

India’s test positivity rate (positive cases identified for every 100 tests), meanwhile, is on a downward curve. For the 32nd straight day it is below the 5 per cent-mark at 2.14 per cent.

Active cases have decreased by 3,881 in the last 24 hours to take the tally to 4.05 lakh. Active cases constitute 1.30 per cent of total cases.