According to data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India recorded 1,72,433 new Covid-19 cases in the previous 24 hours, an increase of 6.8 percent from the 1.61 lakh infections reported on Wednesday. In the same time span, as many as 2,59,107 patients recovered, and the active case load presently stands at 15,33,921. The weekly and daily Covid- 19 positive rates are 12.98% and 10.99% percent, respectively. In the same time period, the country reported 1,008 deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 4,98,983.
On Tuesday, Delhi reported 316 new cases of coronavirus illness (Covid-19), bringing the total to 1.42 million. Almost all youngsters aged 15 to 17 have received at least one dose of the vaccination.
On Tuesday, 521 people were rescued in Delhi, bringing the total number of people rescued to 1.4 million. The positive percentage was 0.44 percent on Tuesday, with the city administering 71,879 tests between June 7 and June 8. There were 48,574 RT-PCR, CBNAAT, and TrueNat testing among the 71,879 assays, with the rest being fast antigen tests.
There are presently 4,967 active cases of Covid-19 in Delhi. The number of daily deaths in Delhi has also decreased. The latest case fatality rate is 1.73 percent, which is slightly higher than the 1.72 percent reported Monday.