India reported 62,224 daily new cases in the last 24 hours. Its active caseload declined to 8,65,432, less than 9 lakh active cases after 70 days.
The country’s total recoveries now stands at 2,83,88,100 as 1,07,628 patients recovered during last 24 hours. Its daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 34th consecutive day and the recovery rate increased to 95.80%. The weekly positivity rate dropped to less than 5%, currently at 4.17%, and the daily positivity rate at 3.22%, less than 5% for 9 consecutive days.
India’s testing capacity substantially ramped up as 38.33 crore tests conducted. Also, 26.19 crores vaccine doses administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.