8,603 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours

India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 126.53 crore doses with the administration of 73,63,706 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours.

The figure stood at 1,26,53,44,975 as per provisional reports till 7 am, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

The recovery of 8,190 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,40,53,856.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.35%.

States and UTs continued the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for 160 consecutive days now.

According to the health ministry data, 8,603 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

India’s Active Caseload now stands at 99,974. Active Cases constitute 0.29% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is the lowest since March 2020.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,52,596 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 64.60 crore (64,60,26,786) cumulative tests.

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.81% remains less than 1% for the last 20 days now.

The Daily Positivity Rate is reported to be 0.69%. The Daily Positivity Rate has remained below 2% for the last 61 days and below 3% for 96 consecutive days now.