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India reports 14,148 fresh Covid-19 cases, 302 deaths in last 24 hours

By Jasleen Kaur -- February 24, 2022 12:34 pm -- Updated:February 24, 2022 12:34 pm

New Delhi, February 24: India reported 14,148 fresh Covid-19 cases and 302 coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed on Thursday.

Following this, the total Covid-19 cases in the country have mounted up to 4,28,81,179 of which 1,48,359 are active cases. Active coronavirus cases account for 0.35 per cent of the total cases. The government's data added that a single-day rise of 302 fatalities pushed India's death toll to 5,12,924. Of the newly reported fatalities, Kerala accounts for 188 fatalities.

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Further, the recovery rate is currently at 98.46 per cent in the country as the country added 30,009 recoveries in the last 24 hours. With this, the total recoveries from coronavirus touched 4,22,19,896.

The ministry said as many as 11,55,147 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours wherein a daily positivity rate of 1.22 per cent has been observed. As a part of the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive, about 176.52 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

With the administration of more than 30.49 lakh (30,49,988) Covid-19 vaccine doses in India in the last 24 hours, India's vaccination coverage has exceeded 176.52 crore (1,76,52,31,385) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Thursday, said the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.

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This has been achieved through 2,01,49,530 sessions, stated the ministry. As per the ministry, of the total doses administered so far to the health care workers (HLW's), 1,04,01,131 have received the first dose, 99,60,537 have received the second vaccine dose and 41,13,480 have been administered the precaution doses.

India reports 14,148 fresh Covid-19 cases, 302 deaths in last 24 hours -PTC News

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