Covid-19 India Updates: Active Cases Drop To 7.60 Lakh, Lowest In 74 Days
India's active Covid-19 cases dropped to 7.60 lakh, the lowest in 74 days, according to the union health ministry’s update on 8 am on June 19.
60,753 people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, taking the daily positivity rate to 2.98%. It has been less than 5% for twelve consecutive days, the ministry said.
Recoveries outnumbered daily cases for the 37th consecutive day. The national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.16%, according to the ministry.
The country's total infections rose to 2.98 crore. The death toll climbed to 3.85 lakh with 1,647 new fatalities.
Further, a total of 19.02 lakh Covid tests were conducted on Friday. The total tests conducted so far for detection of the virus stand at 38.92 crore, the ministry said.
Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases: 2,98,23,546
Active cases: 7,60,019
Total patients cured or discharged: 2,86,78,390
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 60,753
One-day recoveries: 97,743
One-day deaths: 1,647
Total vaccination shots administered: 27,23,88,783