India has reported 1,14,460 new cases in the last 24 hours, lowest in the last two months, the Union Health Ministry and Family Welfare said on Sunday.
The country has recorded less than 2 lakh daily new cases for 10 continuous days now, the ministry stated.
India has been witnessing a continuous fall in active cases. The country’s Active Caseload has dipped below 15 lakh mark; stands at 14,77,799 today. The caseload now remains below 20 lakhs for six successive days, the ministry said.
A net decline of 77,449 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 5.13 per cent of the country's total positive cases, the ministry added.
With more people recovering from COVID19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 24th consecutive day. As many as 1,89,232 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. In all, 74,772 more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.
Out of the people infected since beginning of the pandemic 2,69,84,781 people have already recovered from COVID-19. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 93.67%, which is showing an increasing trend, the ministry stated.
A total of 20,36,311 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country and cumulatively India has conducted over 36.4 crore (36,47,46,522) tests so far.
While on one side testing has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed. Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 6.54% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 5.62 per cent today. It has remained less than 10 per cent for 13 consecutive days now.
In all, 23.13 crore vaccine doses have been administered under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, and 33,53,539 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. A total of 23,13,22,417 vaccine doses have been administered through 32,42,503 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.