Covid-19 Update: India records 10,126 new cases in the last 24 hours, lowest in 266 days
The country’s active caseload is currently at 1,40,638 is lowest in 263 days
India reported 10,126 fresh Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours which is the lowest daily number of cases recorded in 266 days.
States and UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 daily new cases that is being reported for 135 consecutive days now, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
The recovery of 11,982 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,37,75,086.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.25%.
The Active Caseload is at 1,40,638, the lowest in 263 days. Active Cases constitute 0.41% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is the lowest since March 2020.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 10,85,848 tests being conducted.
India has so far conducted over 61.72 Cr (61,72,23,931) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.25% remains less than 2% for the last 46 days now.
The Daily Positivity Rate is reported to be 0.93%. The Daily Positivity Rate has remained below2% for last 36 days and below 3% for 71 consecutive days now.
With the administration of 59,08,440 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 109.08 crore (1,09,08,16,356) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Tuesday. This has been achieved through 1,10,77,727sessions, the Ministry of Health said.