India Reports 6,822 New COVID-19 Cases In Last 24 hrs, Lowest In 558 Days

Weekly Positivity Rate (0.78%) less than 1% for last23 days

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India recorded 6,822 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed on Tuesday. This is the lowest number of fresh cases of infection reported by the country in the last 558 days.

Out of the new COVID-19 cases recorded across India, Kerala recorded 3,277 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

With the administration of 79,39,038 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 128.76 Cr (1,28,76,10,590) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 1,34,23,668 sessions.

The recovery of 10,004 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,40,79,612.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.36%, highest since March 2020.

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 163 consecutive days now.

6,822 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. This is lowest in 558 days.

India’s Active Caseload presently at 95,014 is lowest in 554 days. Active cases constitute 0.27% 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 total of 10,79,384tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 64.94 Cr (64,94,47,014) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.78% remains less than 1% for the last 23 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.63%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 64 days and below 3% for 99 consecutive days now.

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