Covid-19 Update: India’s daily new cases stand at 1.32 lakh
India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 20th consecutive day
As part of continued decline in the daily new cases, India has reported 1.32 lakh fresh active cases in the last 24 hours. The country has recorded less than 2 lakh daily new cases for six continuous days now.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 1,32,788 daily new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
Notably, India has been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. It stands at 17,93,645 as on Wednesday. A net decline of 1,01,875 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 6.34% of the country's total Positive Cases.
On another front, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 20th consecutive day. 2,31,456 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
In the last 24 hours, 98,668 more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.
The Health Ministry noted that out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic 2,61,79,085 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 2,31,456 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 92.48%, which is showing an increasing trend.
A total of 20,19,773 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country and cumulatively India has conducted over 35 crore (35,00,57,330) tests so far.
While on one side testing has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed. Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 8.21% while the Daily Positivity rate has reduced and is at 6.57% today. It has remained less than 10% for 9 consecutive days now.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 21.85 crore today under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
A total of 21,85,46,667 vaccine doses have been administered through 30,91,543 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.