Delhi on Tuesday reported 3,028 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours while the positivity rate in the national capital was below five per cent for the first time in a month.
Meanwhile, Mumbai today reported 1,128 new cases, a jump of 40 per cent from yesterday’s number (803).
The positivity rate in the financial capital increased to 2.44% from yesterday’s 1.55%. The city reported 10 deaths & 8,158 active patients and conducted 46,073 tests in the last 24 hours.
India on Tuesday reported 1,61,386 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total infection tally in the country to 4,16,30,885. The new Covid related cases were three per cent lower than yesterday’s 1.67 lakh daily spike.
The country also recorded a whopping 1,733 new deaths in 24 hours, as Kerala added a backlog of 1,063 fatalities to today’s count.
In the ongoing Covid vaccination drive across the country, over 75 per cent of the country’s adult population is now fully vaccinated.