Covid-19 Update: India registers 15,891 new cases in last 24 hours
India’s recovery rate stands at 98.08%, currently at its highest peak since March 2020
Continuing with the trend of recording less than 50,000 daily new cases for the 111th consecutive day, India reported 15,981 fresh infections in the last 24 hours.
“States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 111 consecutive days now,” said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.
The recovery of 17,861 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,33,99,961.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.08%. The Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.
The country’s active caseload is noe 2,01,632, which is the lowest in 218 days. Active Cases constitute 0.59% of the country's total Positive Cases.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 9,23,003 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted nearly 59 crore (58,98,35,258) cumulative tests.
The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.44% remains less than 3% for the last 113 days now.
The Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 1.73%. The Daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for last 47 days and below 5% for 130 consecutive days now.
With the administration of 8,36,118 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 97.23Cr (97,23,77,045) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Saturday.
This has been achieved through 96,05,482 sessions, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.