The country reported 14,623 new cases in the last 24 hours

With the recovery of 19,446 patients in the last 24 hours, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.15% which is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.

The cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 3,34,78,247, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

"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 115 consecutive days now," it noted.

The country reported 14,623 new cases in the last 24 hours.

India’s Active Caseload has fallen below the 2-lakh mark and is at 1,78,098, which is now lowest in 229 days. Active cases currently constitute 0.52% of the country's total Positive Cases.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 13,23,702 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 59.44 Cr (59,44,29,890) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.34% has remained less than 3% for the last 117 days now.

The Daily Positivity Rate was reported to be1.10%. The Daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 51 days and below 5% for 134 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 41,36,142 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 99.12 Cr (99,12,82,283) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Wednesday.

This has been achieved through 97,99,506 sessions, the health ministry said.