Coronavirus News Highlights: India’s brutal second wave of COVID-19 pandemic is receding and the country is preparing for the possible third coronavirus wave. So far, the country has recorded over 3.18 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 4,27,371 deaths. A total of 3,10,55,861 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 4,12,153 active COVID-19 cases in the country, which comprises
1.29 percent of the total caseload, the data stated. India’s recovery rate now stands at 97.37 percent. Globally, more than 20.21 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 42.85 lakh have died so far. India has been running the third phase of the vaccination drive in which everyone above 18 years of age will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 50.10 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.