Coronavirus Cases today: India Reports 91,702 Covid Cases, Slightly Fewer Than Yesterday; 3,403 Deaths
India's test positivity rate (positive cases identified for every 100 tests) continues to decline. It stands at 4.48 per cent, the fourth straight day that it is below the 5 per cent-mark.
Tamil Nadu reported 16,813 infections, followed by Kerala (14,424) Maharashtra (12,207) and Karnataka (11,042).
The Karnataka government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown in the state by a week, till June 21, while relaxing some curbs in districts with positivity rates under 15 per cent.
Tamil Nadu is among the bottom five states in terms of vaccinating its population against coronavirus. So far, the state has inoculated only nine per cent of its seven-crore population with the first dose of the vaccine. This has put the state right at the bottom of the list of states with low vaccination percentage along with UP, Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held meetings for well over five hours yesterday reviewing select ministries and the work done by them during the Covid crisis. The ministries, seven in all, made brief presentations on various decisions taken by them, sources in the government said.