India on Monday recorded 1,549 new cases in the last 24 hours, and the daily COVID-19 positivity rate fell to 0.40%, according to the latest update by the Union Health Ministry on Monday.
Following a continuous downward trend, India’s COVID-19 active caseload has declined further to 25,106 as of Monday, constituting 0.06 per cent of the country's total positive cases.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.74 per cent. As many as 2,652 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now 4,24,67,774.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 3,84,499 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 78.30 Cr (78,30,45,157) cumulative tests. There has been a sustained fall in the weekly and daily positivity rates too. The weekly positivity rate in the country currently stands at 0.40 per cent.
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage reached (1,81,24,97,303) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Monday. So far, So far, 17,99,684 children in the 12-14 years age group have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax. A total of 2,17,49,035 beneficiaries have been administered the precautionary dose across the country.
First published:21 Mar 2022, 4:28 am
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