India logged 7,974 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,47,18,602 while the active caseload currently stands at 87,245. The active cases account for less than 1 per cent of total cases, currently at 0.25 per cent; lowest since March 2020.
With the administration of 60,12,425 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 135.25 Cr (1,35,25,36,986) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,41,93,269 sessions.
The recovery of 7,948 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,41,54,879.
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 49 days now.
7,974 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
➡️ India’s Active Caseload is currently at 87,245.
➡️ Constitutes 0.25% of Total Cases which is lowest since March 2020. pic.twitter.com/Z0jhZvm6Vu
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) December 16, 2021
India’s Active Caseloadis presently at 87,245. 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 12,16,011 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 66.02 Cr (66,02,47,762) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.64% remains less than 1% for the last 32 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be0.57%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below2% for last 73 days and below 3% for 108 consecutive days now.