India’s daily COVID positivity rate declines to 11.34 per cent

India’s daily Covid 19 positivity rate has decline to 11.34 per cent from 24.83 per cent which was reported on May 10. The positivity rate has decline by around 55 per cent in just 14 days.

India also recorded the highest number of Covid tests conducted in a single day with more than 21.23 lakh tests in the past 24 hours.

Talking about the COVID vaccine distribution across the country, Centre announced that more than 21.80 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states and Union Territories so far.

Out of the total vaccine doses given to states and UTs, the total consumption stands at over 19.90 crore, including the wastage, government said.

It also said that more than 1.90 crore COVID vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered.

The daily rise in coronavirus cases in India remained below the 3 lakh-mark for the seventh consecutive day, with 2.4 lakh new cases recorded in a single day.

The active cases further reduced to 28,05,399 comprising 10.57 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate improved to 88.30 per cent.

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