At 1,74,399, the number of recoveries continued to outnumber the daily new cases for the 25th consecutive day. Total recoveries reported across the country rose to 2,71,59,180.
India’s Covid tally has risen to 2,89,09,975, while the death toll has reached 3,49,186, ministry data also showed. The country also reported 1,74,399 discharges in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.
India’s active case tally further declined to 14,01,609 with a dip of 76,190 such cases in the same period, it said. The current recovery rate, the government said, increased to 93.94%, with the weekly positivity rate being 6.21% at present.
The daily positivity rate stayed below 10%, as per Monday’s data, for the 14th consecutive days, at 6.34%.The government also said that testing capacity has been substantially ramped up, with as many as 36.6 crore tests having been held in total.
A total of 23,27,86,482 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far, it further said.
Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research on Monday said that a total of 36,63,34,111 samples have been tested for Covid-19 in the country up to June 6, including 15,87,589 tests done on Sunday.