New Delhi: India reported 100,636 new COVID-19 cases and 2,427 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.
This is the lowest number of cases reported in the last 61 days. On April 5, 96,982 cases were reported. On Sunday, the country reported 114,460 new COVID-19 cases. With the new cases, the COVID case tally in India reached 289,09,975.
According to Union Health Ministry, as many as 174,399 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 27,159,180. Meanwhile, the active number of COVID cases in the country stands at 1,401,609.
The new fatalities pushed the COVID death toll in the country to 349,186.
As many as 3,66,334,111 samples have been tested in the country up to June 6 including 1,587,589 samples tested on Sunday, informed the Indian Council of Medical Research.
The national Recovery Rate has increased to 93.94 per cent. Meanwhile, the weekly positivity rate stands at 6.21 per cent.
More than 23.27 crore (23,27,86,482) COVID vaccine doses have been administered so far in the nationwide vaccination drive.