India has reported 35,499 daily new cases in the last 24 hours

In a positive development, India’s recovery rate has reached 97.40% in the last 24 hours. This is the highest ever recovery rate achieved by India since the start of the pandemic.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,11,39,457 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 39,686 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.

On another front, the country’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 50.86 crore. Cumulatively, 50,86,64,759 vaccine doses have been administered through 58,79,068 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Monday. 16,11,590 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from June 21.

“The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country,” the Health Ministry said.

India has reported 35,499 daily new cases in the last 24 hours. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since forty-three consecutive days.

“This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs,” read the statement.

India’s Active Caseload today stands at 4,02,188 and active cases now constitute 1.26% of the country's total Positive Cases.

With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 13,71,871 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 48 crore (48,17,67,232) tests so far.

While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate currently stands at 2.35% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.59% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 14 days and below 5% for 63 consecutive days now.