India reports 27,254 COVID cases in last 24 hours

India on Monday reported 27,254 new coronavirus cases and 219 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 3,32,64,175, as per the Union Health Ministry. 

The active case count stands at 3,74,269, which accounts for 1.13% of total cases. 

The death toll has risen to 4,42,874.

With 37,687 discharges, the total number of people who have recovered from the disease stands at 3,24,47,032.

As per ICMR, a total of 54,30,14,076 COVID-19 samples were tested upto September 12. Of which 12,08,247 were tested yesterday.

So far, the Nationwide Vaccination Drive has administered a total of 74,38,37,643 Covid vaccine doses.