India reported less than 10,000 new Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day on Tuesday. As per the government’s official data, the country has recorded 7,579 new cases (lowest in 543 days) in the last 24 hours. The country reported a decline of 4,859 active cases which took the overall caseload to 1,13,584; the lowest in 536 days.
With the administration of 71,92,154 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 117.63 Cr (1,17,63,73,499) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,21,69,135sessions.
The recovery of 12,202 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,39,46,749.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.32%.
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 149 consecutive days now.
7,579 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
➡️ India’s Active Caseload (1,13,584) constitute 0.33% of Total Cases. pic.twitter.com/5lQJvHxF7n
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) November 23, 2021
The Active Caseload presently stands at 1,13,584. Active cases presently constitute 0.33% 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 9,64,980tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 63.34 Cr (63,34,89,239) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.93% remains less than 2% for the last 60 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.79%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 50 days and below 3% for 85 consecutive days now.