India has reported 27,254 new positive cases in the last 24 hours

With the administration of 53,38,945 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 743.8 million (74,38,37,643).

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), this has been achieved through 75,64,949 sessions.

The government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country, said the MoHFW.

Meanwhile, the recovery of 37,687 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,24,47,032. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.54%.

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 78 consecutive days now.

India’s Active Caseload is presently 3,74,269. Active cases presently constitute 1.13% of the country's total Positive Cases.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded, said the Health Ministry.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,08,247 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 54.30 Cr (54,30,14,076) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.11% remains less than 3% for the last 80 days now.

The Daily Positivity rate reported to be2.26%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for the last 14 days and below 5% for 97 consecutive days now.