India Conducts Over 10 Lakh COVID-19 Tests In Last 24 Hours

Over 10 lakh samples were tested for COVID-19 across the country in the last 24 hours, informed the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday.

Over 10 lakh samples were tested for COVID-19 across the country in the last 24 hours, informed the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 10,12,523 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 64.13 Cr (64,13,03,848) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.84% remains less than 1% for the last 16 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.69%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 57 days and below 3% for 92 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 78,80,545 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 123.25 Cr (1,23,25,02,767) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 1,28,09,178 sessions.

The recovery of 10,116 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,40,18,299.

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

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 156 consecutive days now.

6,990 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload presentlystands at 1,00,543. Active cases presently constitute 0.29% of the country’s total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.

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