India's COVID-19 Cases Surge: Centre Urges Immediate Data Update for Strategic Response

India Reports Nearly 2.5 Lakh Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Biggest Single-Day Jump Since Beginning Of Pandemic

In the biggest single-day increase in cases since the beginning of the pandemic, India reported nearly 2.5 lakh fresh infections on Wednesday, over 50,000 higher than the previous day’s count, even as the tally went past the 2-lakh mark for the first time since May 26.

With the administration of over 76 lakh Doses (76,32,024) vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 154.61 Cr (1,54,61,39,465) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

This has been achieved through 1,65,65,942 sessions.

84,825 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 3,47,15,361.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 95.59%.

2,47,417 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

India’s Active Caseload is presently at 11,17,531. Active cases constitute 3.08% 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 18,86,935 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 69.73 Cr (69,73,11,627) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 10.80% and the Daily Positivity rate also reported to be 13.11%.

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