Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Bharat Biotech to produce 2.6 crore Covaxin doses in June, July each, say sources

India recorded less than 50,000 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 91 days, taking the total tally of cases to 2,99,77,861, while active cases fell below 7 lakh after 79 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. A total of 42,640 Covid infections were reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 3,89,302 with 1,167 daily fatalities, the lowest in 68 days. The active cases have further declined to 6,62,521, comprising 2.21 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 96.49 percent, the data updated at 8 am showed. A net decline of 40,366 cases has been recorded in the caseload in a span of 24 hours.

First Published: Jun 22, 2021, 08:31 AM IST


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