India Reports 8,774 New COVID Cases, Active Tally Lowest In 543 Days

India has reported as many as 8,774 new COVID cases and 621 deaths in the last 24 hours, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.

2,47,417 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

India has reported as many as 8,774 new COVID cases and 621 deaths in the last 24 hours, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday. With today’s numbers, the cumulative total reached 3,45,72,523 and the death toll climbed to 4,68,554.

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 51 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 154 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 82,86,058 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 121.94 Cr (1,21,94,71,134) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 1,26,30,392 sessions.

The recovery of 9,481 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,39,98,278.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.34%.

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 154 consecutive days now.

8,774 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload presently stands at 1,05,691. Active cases presently constitute 0.31% 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 10,91,236 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 63.94 Cr (63,94,27,262) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.85% remains less than 1% for the last 14 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.80%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 55 days and below 3% for 90 consecutive days now.

 

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