Covid-19 fourth wave alert? India records 17,073 new cases, a 45% jump in a day
India saw 17,073 fresh Covid-19 infections
With 17,073 fresh Covid-19 infections, India has recorded over a 45 per cent single-day rise in new coronavirus cases in a span of 24 hours, the data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs showed on Monday (June 27, 2022).
On Sunday, a total of 11,739 Covid cases were reported.
India's Covid-19 active caseload has jumped to 94,420
India's coronavirus active caseload has now surged to 94,420 and accounts for 0.22 per cent of the total positive cases.
An increase of 1,844 cases was recorded in the active Covid-19 case count in a span of 24 hours, data updated at 8 am by the ministry stated.
India's Covid-19 total tally has now surged to 4.34 crore
India's Covid-19 total tally has now increased to 4,34,07,046, while the daily positivity rate has crossed 5 per cent after over four months.
India's Covid-9 daily positivity rate was at 5.62 per cent
The country's Covid-9 daily positivity rate was recorded at 5.62 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 3.39 per cent, it stated. The daily positivity crossed 5 per cent after a gap of 139 days.
India's Covid-19 death toll climbs 5.25 lakh
The Covid-19 death toll also climbed to 5,25,020 with 21 fresh fatalities.
The 21 new fatalities include six from Kerala, five from Maharashtra, four from Delhi, two each from Goa and Punjab and one each from Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh.
More than 4.27 crore people have recovered from Covid-19 in India
The number of people who have recuperated from the Covid-19 rose to 4,27,87,606, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21 per cent.
Over 197 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India
Around 197.11 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have so far been administered in the country. Over 3.63 crore adolescents have been administered the first dose of Covid-19 jab since the beginning of the vaccination drive for this age bracket.