Covid-19 Update: India’s active cases continue to decline further
India’s daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 13th consecutive day
Following a declining trend, India has been reporting less than 3 lakh new Covid-19 cases for 10 consecutive days. This has led to the total active caseload reducing to less than 25 thousand mark.
In the last 24 hours, 2,08,921 daily new cases were registered.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, cumulatively, the Active Caseload has also now reduced to 24,95,591. The active cases have decreased since its last peak on 10th May.
“A net decline of 91,191is witnessed in the last 24 hours. It now comprises 9.19 percent of the country's total Positive Cases,” the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
In another positive development, India’s daily recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 13th consecutive day.
In the last 24 hours, 2,95,955 recoveries were registered.
Further, the Health Ministry noted 87,034 more recoveries during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.
India’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,43,50,816 with the 2,95,955 patients who have recovered in the last 24 hours.. The National Recovery Rate has grown further to touch 89.66 percent.
On another front, the highest ever single day tests 22,17,320 were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country and cumulatively 33,48,11,496 tests have been done so far.
The Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 11.45% while the Daily Positivity rate has reduced and now stands at 9.42% today. It has remained less than 10% for 2 consecutive days now.
Meanwhile, India has achieved a new milestone in its vaccination drive as the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 20 Cr today under the Phase-3 of the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
A total of 20,06,62,456 vaccine doses have been administered through 28,70,378 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.
These include 97,96,058 HealthCare Workers HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 67,29,213 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,51,71,950 FrontLine Workers FLWs (1st dose), 83,84,001 FLWs (2nd dose), 1,29,57,009 beneficiaries under 18-44 age group (1st dose), 6,20,88,772 (1st dose) and 1,00,30,729 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.
There are 5,71,35,804 1st dose beneficiaries and 1,83,68,920 2nd dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old