India reported 7,447 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, said a health ministry update on Friday morning. Besides, 391 related fatalities took the death count to 4,76,869 in the country. The active cases currently stand at 86,415, which account for 0.25% of the total cases.
With the administration of 70,46,805 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 135.99 Cr (1,35,99,96,267) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,42,79,769 sessions.
The recovery of 7,886 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,41,62,765.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.38%, highest since March 2020.
Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 15,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for last 50days now.
7,447 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
➡️ India’s Active Caseload is currently at 86,415.
➡️ Constitutes 0.25% of Total Cases which is lowest since March 2020. pic.twitter.com/xLWNmTkgAE
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) December 17, 2021
India’s Active Caseloads presently at 86,415. Active cases constitute 0.25% 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 12,59,952 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 66.15 Cr (66,15,07,694) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.63% remains less than 1% for the last 33 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.59%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 74 days and below 3% for 109consecutive days now.