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India records 67,208 fresh COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, 2330 deaths India COVID19

India records 67,208 fresh COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, 2330 deaths

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 17 Jun 2021, 09:29 am

New Delhi: India once again witnessed a rise in daily COVID-19 count as 67,208 cases were registered in the past 24 hours, data released by the Ministry of Health showed.

During the same period, 1,03,570 people recovered from the disease.

2,330  died due to the virus in India in the past 24 hours taking the total death toll to  3,81,903.

After a significant decline, India witnessed a rise in cases for the past two days.

India has been combating the deadly second wave of the pandemic for the past several months.

People were seen suffering due to lack of hospital beds and oxygen during this phase of the pandemic.

The rise in death also left crematoriums and burial grounds across the country overwhelmed.

Meanwhile, India's active caseload declined to 8,26,740; lowest after 71 days.

Meanwhile, the country's recovery rate increased to 95.93 percent. 

Weekly positivity rate remains below 5 percent, currently at 3.99 percent.

Daily positivity rate at 3.48 percent, less than 5 percent for 10 consecutive days.