The country reported 12,830 new cases in the last 24 hours

The number of Active Cases of COVID-19 disease in India has fallen to 1,59,272, which is the lowest in 247 days.

Active cases currently constitute 0.46% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is the lowest since March 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.

The recovery of 14,667 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,36,55,842.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate now stands at 98.20%.

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 126 consecutive days now, the ministry said.

The country reported 12,830 new cases in the last 24 hours.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 11,35,142 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 60.83 Cr (60,83,19,915) cumulative tests.

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.18% remains less than 2% for the last 37 days now.

The Daily Positivity Rate is reported to be 1.13%. The Daily Positivity Rate has remained below 2% for the last 27 days and below 3% for 62 consecutive days now.

Meanwhile, with the administration of 68,04,806 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 106.14 crore (1,06,14,40,335) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Sunday.

This has been achieved through 1,06,01,975 sessions, the health ministry said.