India has recorded less than 3 lakh daily new cases for ten consecutive days now as the country has registered 2,08,921 in the last 24 hours. Cumulatively, the active caseload has also now reduced to 24,95,591 and has decreased since its last peak on 10 May 2021. A net decline of 91,191 is witnessed in the last 24 hours. It now comprises 9.19% of the country’s total positive cases.
India’s daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 13th consecutive day as 2,95,955 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours and 87,034 more recoveries during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases. The country’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,43,50,816 today with the 2,95,955 patients who have recovered in the last 24 hours. The National Recovery Rate has grown further to touch 89.66%.
On another front, the highest ever single-day tests 22,17,320 were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country and cumulatively 33,48,11,496 tests have been done so far. The Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 11.45% while the Daily Positivity rate has reduced and now stands at 9.42% today. It has remained less than 10% for 2 consecutive days now.
India has achieved a new milestone in its vaccination drive as the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 20 crores today under the phase-III of the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. A total of 20,06,62,456 vaccine doses have been administered through 28,70,378 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 97,96,058 HCWs who have taken the first dose and 67,29,213 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 1,51,71,950 FLWs (first dose), 83,84,001 FLWs (second dose), 1,29,57,009 beneficiaries under 18-44 age group (first dose), 6,20,88,772 (first dose) and 1,00,30,729 (second dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years. Also, 5,71,35,804 first dose beneficiaries and 1,83,68,920 second dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.