COVID-19 update: India’s Active Caseload stands at 1,67,695, lowest in 239 days
The country added 14,306 new cases in the past 24 hours
India’s active cases declined to 1,67,695 in the past 24 hours which is the lowest in 239 days. Active cases currently constitute 0.49% of the country’s total positive cases, which is lowest since March 2020.
The recovery of 18,762 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,35,67,367.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.18%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.
Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 120 consecutive days now.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 9,98,397tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 60.07 Cr (60,07,69,717) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.24% remains less than 2% for the last 31 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be1.43%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for the last 21 days and below 3% for 56 consecutive days now.
With the administration of 12,30,720 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 102.27 Cr (1,02,27,12,895) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,01,52,393 sessions.