India’s daily COVID-19 positive caseload drops to 6,822, lowest in 18 months
The downtrend in daily new cases and increasing recoveries continue to push down India's active caseload at 95,014 as of Tuesday morning bulletin of the Central government.
Updated on 7 Dec 2021, 4:27 am
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Despite the prevailing concern over the spread of Omicron variant cases in India, the country continued to report fall in daily new cases. The country’s daily COVID-19 caseload dropped to 6,822 in the last 24 hours; lowest in 558 days, according to the latest update by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.
The country’s active caseload currently is 95,014; lowest in 554 days. The active cases account for less than one per cent of the total cases, currently at 0.27 per cent; lowest since March 2020.
Consequently, the daily positivity rate (0.63%) stood below two per cent for last 64 days, while the weekly positivity rate (0.78%) remained less than one per cent for last 23 days.
The recovery rate currently is 98.36 per cent; highest since March 2020, as 10,004 more people recovered from the illness in the last 24 hours. The country’s total recoveries reached 3,40,79,612.
In all, 64.94 cr total tests have been conducted so far across the country and 128.76 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.