Covid-19 Update: India reports 1 Lakh Daily New Cases, lowest in 2 months «

Covid-19 Update: India reports 1 Lakh Daily New Cases, lowest in 2 months

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 1,00,636 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours.

The country has recorded less than 2 lakh Daily New Cases for 11 continuous days now.

“This is a result of collaborative and sustained efforts by the Centre and States/UTs following the “whole of Government” approach,” the Health Ministry said.

India has been witnessing a continuous fall in the active cases. The country’s active caseload continues to be below 15 lakh mark for the second day and now stands at 14,01,609. The caseload is below 20 lakhs for seven successive days.

A net decline of 76,190 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 4.85% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

With more people recovering from COVID-19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 25th consecutive day. 1,74,399 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

According to the Health Ministry, 73,763 more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.

Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic 2,71,59,180 people have already recovered from COVID-19. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 93.94%, which is showing an increasing trend.

The Health Ministry noted that a total of 15,87,589 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country and cumulatively India has conducted over 36.6 crores (36,63,34,111) tests so far.

While on one side testing has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in case positivity is noticed. The Daily Positivity rate stands at 6.34% today. It has remained less than 10% for 14 consecutive days now.

On the vaccination front, 23.27 crore vaccine doses have been administered under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

A total of 23,27,86,482 vaccine doses have been administered through 32,68,969 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.

Source : India News Network