India’s COVID daily positivity rate goes above 3% after 4 months

India’s daily COVID-19 positive rate has reached 3.24 percent for the first time in four months, with 8,084 new infections recorded in the last 24 hours.

In the previous 24 hours, ten more people have died, bringing the total to 5,24,771, according to official data released on Monday.

Maharashtra and Kerala saw this surprising hike in COVID-19 cases as the 2 states are answerable for 60% of the country’s instances pronounced withinside the week.

To date, India has given out 195.19 crore vaccination doses. A total of 3,89,35,251 people have received the third precautionary dose.

The Union ordered all states and union territories to ensure a high level of testing in regions where new or clusters of coronavirus cases are being reported on 9 June.

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan wrote to the states and union territories, advising them to use a five-pronged approach to tackle the disease: test, track, treat, vaccinate, and adopt coronavirus-appropriate behaviour.