COVID-19 Update: India records 13,058 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 231 days
The country’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has now exceeded 98.67 crore
India reported 13,058 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, recording the lowest daily new cases reported in 231 days.
The recovery of 19,470 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic to 3,34,58,801.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.14%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday.
The Active Caseload has fallen below the 2-lakh mark and is now at 1,83,118, which is the lowest since March 2020.
Active cases now constitute 0.54% of the country's total Positive Cases.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 11,81,314 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 59.31 Cr (59,31,06,188) cumulative tests.
The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.36% remains less than 3% for the last 116 days now.
The Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 1.11%. The Daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 50 days and below 5% for 133 consecutive days now.
With the administration of 87,41,160 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 98.67 Cr (98,67,69,411) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Tuesday.
This has been achieved through 97,44,653 sessions.