India's daily COVID-19 numbers dip to 173 cases of infection, two deaths
New Delhi, January 2, 2023
India on Monday saw its daily COVID-19 numbers dip to 173 new cases of infection and two deaths in the last 24 hours.
The country had on Sunday recorded 265 fresh cases of COVID-19 infection and three deaths.
The two deaths registered today included one in Uttarakhand and one backlog case in Kerala.
With the latest data released by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, the death toll in the country from COVID-19 went up to 530,707 today.
The total number of cases of infection till now, since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in India in late January 2020, rose to 44,678,822 today.
The number of those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the country increased to 44,145,445 today, up 207 from yesterday.
The number of active cases of COVID-19 infection fell by 36 to 2,670 today.
The daily positivity rate stood at 0.19% and the weekly positivity rate at 0.14%.
Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 220.10 crore, including 6,675 doses given in the last 24 hours.
The total number of COVID-19 tests conducted so far in the country rose to 91.1 crore, including 92,955 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.