India reports 31,222 fresh coronavirus cases

India reported 31,222 fresh COVID-19 cases today, 19.8 per cent lower than yesterday. The total active cases is 3,92,864. The government said so far 69.90 crore doses of vaccines have been administered across the country.

Active COVID-19 cases in India account for 1.19 per cent of total cases. The recovery rate is 97.48 per cent.

At least 42,942 people have recovered in the last 24 hours. The weekly positivity rate of 2.56 per cent is below the 3 per cent mark for the last 74 days.

The daily positivity rate is reported to be 2.05 per cent for the last seven days.

In Kerala, a state reeling under a daily increase of nearly 30,000 Covid cases, the Nipah virus has emerged as another threat, prompting the state to further heighten the alertness of its health system.