India reported 7,992 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, 6.0 per cent lower than yesterday, according to data shared by the Union Health Ministry.
With the administration of 76,36,569 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 131.99 Cr (1,31,99,92,482) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,37,65,868 sessions.
The recovery of 9,265 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,41,14,331.
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 15,000 Daily New Cases that is being reported for last 44 days now.
7,992 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.
India’s Active Caseload is presently at 93,277 is lowest in 559 days. Active cases constitute 0.27% of the country’s total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) December 11, 2021
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,50,672 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 65.46 Cr (65,46,27,300) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.71% remains less than 1% for the last 27 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.64%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 68 days and below 3% for 103 consecutive days now.