Covid-19 India Updates: Fresh Cases Exceed 17,000; 21 Daily Deaths

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<div class="paragraphs"><p>Health workers administer a dose of Covishield vaccine. (Source: REUTERS/Niharika Kulkarni)</p></div>
Health workers administer a dose of Covishield vaccine. (Source: REUTERS/Niharika Kulkarni)
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Fresh Covid-19 cases in India rose after two days, crossing the 17,000-mark yet again.

The world’s second-most populous country reported 17,073 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on June 27.

The active tally rose to the highest in four months.

Key Figures

  • Total confirmed cases: 4,34,07,046

  • Total number of active cases: 94,420

  • Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 4,27,87,606

  • Total deaths: 5,25,020

  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 17,073

  • One-day recoveries: 15,208

  • One-day deaths: 21

  • Daily positivity rate: 5.62%

  • Weekly positivity rate: 3.39%

  • Total vaccines administered: 1,97,11,91,329

  • Vaccines given in the last 24 hours: 2,49,646