Covid-19 Update: India’s active cases lowest in 242 days
The country reported 13,451 new cases in the last 24 hours
India’s active cases of Covid-19 have declined to 1,62,661, which is the lowest in 242 days.
Active cases currently constitute 0.48% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.
The recovery of 14,021 patients in the last 24 hours in the country has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,35,97,339.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.19%. 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 122 consecutive days now.
The country reported 13,451 new cases in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 13,05,962 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 60.32 Cr (60,32,07,505) cumulative tests.
Thr Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.22% has remained less than 2% for the last 33 days now.
The Daily Positivity Rate is reported to be1.03%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 23 days and below 3% for 58 consecutive days now.
With the administration of 55,89,124 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 103.53 Cr (1,03,53,25,577) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Wednesday.
This has been achieved through 1,02,95,714 sessions.