India logged 13,058 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 231 days, taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,40,94,373, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. The death toll climbed to 4,52,454 with 164 fresh fatalities, while the active cases declined to 1,83,118, the lowest in 227 days, according to the data updated at 8 am.
With the administration of 87,41,160 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 98.67 Cr (98,67,69,411) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 97,44,653 sessions.
The recovery of 19,470 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,34,58,801.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.14%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.
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 114 consecutive days now.
13,058 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. Daily New cases reported to be lowest in 231 days now.
The Active Caseload has fallen below 2 lakh mark and is presently at 1,83,118, which is now lowest since March 2020. Active cases presently constitute 0.54% of the country’s total Positive Cases.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of
11,81,314 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 59.31 Cr (59,31,06,188) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.36% remains less than 3% for the last 116 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.11%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 50 days and below 5% for 133 consecutive days now.