New Delhi: India logged 19,740 new COVID-19 cases and 23,070 recoveries in the last 24 hours, reports the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. With this, the country’s active caseload now stands at 2,36,643, which is the lowest in 206 days.
The recovery rate is currently at 97.98 per cent, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic. So far, 93.99 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
In a video posted on Twitter, AIIMS Delhi Director Dr. Randeep Guleria stated that “COVID19 pandemic is not over yet; Don’t lower your guards”.
The global coronavirus caseload has topped 237.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.84 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.42 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.