The total COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 6,97,413 after 24, 248 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. 4,24,432 patients have been declared cured till now. According to figures released by the health ministry, at present 2,53,287 active COVID-19 cases are there in the country. The recovery rate stands at 60.85%.
Including 425 fatalities in last 24 hours, the death toll from coronavirus has risen to 19,693.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), over 99.69 lakh COVID-19 tests have been conducted by the laboratories all across the country till July 5th. In the last 24 hours, 1.8 lakh samples were examined.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that they have yet not set 15th August as the deadline for Made in India vaccine for COVID-19.