India’s single-day COVID-19 spike fell below 1000 mark at 913 on Monday, after 715 days. Daily new COVID cases were 991 on April 18. 2020, according to the latest update by the Union Health Ministry. Consequently, the daily positivity rate dropped to 0.29 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate declined to 0.22 per cent.
India reports single-day COVID-19 spike below 1000 mark
The country COVID-19 active caseload dropped to 12,597, which accounted for 0.03 per cent of the total confirmed caseload as of Monday.
Updated 4 Apr 2022, 8:27 am
The country also continued to report sharp decline in COVID-19 fatalities with 13 deaths reported on Monday that pushed the death toll to 5,21,358, while the confirmed caseload climbed to 4,30,29,044.
Only four states continued to report COVID-19 deaths. Of the total deaths, Maharashtra reprted two, Kerala eight, West Bengal two, and Mizoram one.
The country COVID-19 active caseload dropped to 12,597, which accounted for 0.03 per cent of the total confirmed caseload as of Monday. The active caseload declined to less than 13,000 mark after 714 days.
The cumulative number of recoveries reached 4,24,95,089, with 1,316 more recoveries reported in the last 24 hours. The current recovery rate is 98.76 per cent.
So far, 79.10 crore total tests have been conducted and 184.70 crore vaccine doses have been administered under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. And, 1,86,39,260 adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
First published:4 Apr 2022, 5:33 am