12,729 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours

India's Covid-19 Daily Positivity Rate has remained below 2% for the last 32 days and it now stands at 1.90%, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.

The Daily Positivity Rate has remained below 3% for 67 consecutive days now, the ministry added.

Meanwhile, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.25% has remained less than 2% for the last 42 days now.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 6,70,847 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 61.30 crore (61,30,17,614) cumulative tests.

States/UTs continued the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 131 consecutive days now.

According to the health ministry, 12,729 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The recovery of 12,165 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,37,24,959.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.23%.

The health ministry also said that with the administration of 5,65,276 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 107.70 Cr (1,07,70,46,116) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

This has been achieved through 1,08,69,517 sessions.