India reports 18,132 fresh coronavirus cases

India reported 18,132 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, marginally lower than yesterday’s figure when the country reported the lowest single-day rise (18,166 cases) in nearly seven months.

The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98 per cent, highest since March 2020, the bulletin showed. With 21,563 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries in the country climbed to 3,32,93,478.

India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 94.70 crore.

“The weekly positivity Rate (1.48 per cent) is less than 3 per cent for last 109 days. The daily positivity rate (1.21 per cent) has been less than 3 per cent for last 43 days,” it added.

Nearly 95.89 crore vaccine doses have been given in India so far. The government aims to fully vaccinate 108 crore people by the end of this year.