Hudhud times: India reports 18,166 new COVID-19 cases in last 24hrs, Hudhudtimes reports.

Hudhud times:India reported 18,166 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest single-day rise in nearly seven months. The country also reported 214 deaths due to coronavirus.

The active COVID-19 cases in India comprise 0.68 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020 — the active caseload at present is 2,30,971, lowest in 208 days.
The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.99 per cent, highest since March 2020. At least 23,624 recoveries in the last 24 hours took the total number of recoveries to 3,32,71,915 in India.

India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 94.70 crore. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya exhorted 19 states to escalate their inoculation pace so that India can achieve administering 100 crore vaccine doses in the next few days, and warned that COVID-19 containment can derail if festivals are not celebrated following protocols.