India’s recovery rate stands at 98.26%, highest since March 2020

With a declining daily positivity rate of Covid-19 in the country and a higher recovery rate from the virus, India’s active cases at 1,37,416 are the lowest in 267 days.

Active cases currently constitute 0.40% of the country's total positive cases, which is the lowest since March 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.

The recovery of 13,155 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,38,14,080.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.26%.

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 138 consecutive days now.

India reported 12,516 new cases in the last 24 hours.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 11,65,286 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 62.10 Cr (62,10,67,350) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.10% remains less than 2% for the last 49 days now.

The Daily Positivity rate reported to be1.07%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 39 days and below 3% for 74 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 53,81,889 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 110.79 Cr (1,10,79,51,225) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Friday.

This has been achieved through 1,13,18,816 sessions, said the health ministry.