The country’s active caseload currently stands at 1,13,584 which is the lowest in 536 days

Recording less than 10,000 fresh COVID-19 infections for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, India reported 7,579 new cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest number in 543 days.

The recovery of 12,202 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,39,46,749.

India’s active caseload presently stands at 1,13,584 which is the lowest in 536 days.

Active cases presently constitute 0.33% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 9,64,980tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 63.34 Cr (63,34,89,239) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.93% remains less than 2% for the last 60 days now.

The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.79%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for the last 50 days and below 3% for 85 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 71,92,154 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 117.63 Cr (1,17,63,73,499) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Tuesday.

This has been achieved through 1,21,69,135 sessions, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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