Coronavirus Cases and Deaths in India Today, Covid-19 Vaccine June 13 Tracker: India reported 80,834 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the lowest in 71 days, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. The daily positivity rate at 4.25% also stayed below 10% for 20 consecutive days. The recovery rate also improved to 95.26% as 1,32,062 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. The country has been witnessing a steady decline in its daily cases of coronavirus, and it had reported a 71-day low of new cases on Sunday, and the streak seems to have continued as cases further went down on Saturday. As per the information updated by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs on its website on Sunday morning, India had an active caseload of 10.26 lakh, witnessing a daily decline of 54,532. This is a significant drop from about a month ago when India was witnessing over 37 lakh active cases. Saturday marked the 31st consecutive day when the number of recoveries exceeded the number of daily new cases. However, India is still reporting a high number of deaths, and the total number of deaths due to the virus in the country has crossed 3.7 lakh.
Meanwhile, India is still actively working on its vaccination drive. As per the data shared by the ministry on Saturday evening, on the 148th day of the drive, India had cumulatively administered over 25 crore doses to beneficiaries across various groups, of which 20.46 crore were first doses. This means that nearly 20.5 crore people in the country have received at least one dose of the vaccine. Apart from this, over 4.8 lakh individuals have received both doses of the vaccine, the government data said. Over 4 crore individuals in the 18-44 age group have also received at least one dose of the vaccine so far and 6.74 lakh have also received their second dose.
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