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India reports 2,745 fresh Covid cases, 6 deaths

New Delhi, June 1 India registered a slight rise in Covid-19 infections as it recorded 2,745 fresh cases in the past 24 hours, against 2,338 reported on the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

In the same period, six Covid fatalities were recorded, pushing the nationwide death toll to 5,24,636.

Meanwhile, the active caseload has slightly risen to 18,386 infections, accounting for 0.04 percent of the country’s total positive cases.

With 2,236 patients getting cured of the contagion in the same time span, the total number of recoveries reached 4,26,17,810. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.74 percent.

Meanwhile, the daily positivity rate declined to 0.60 percent, while the weekly positivity rate currently stands at 0.63 percent.

Also in the same period, a total of 4,55,314 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 85.08 crores.

As of Wednesday morning, Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 193.57 crores, achieved via 2,45,81,371 sessions.

Over 3.40 crore adolescents have been administered the first dose of Covid-19 since the beginning of the vaccination drive for this age bracket.

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