Covid-19 Updates: India Reports 62,480 New Cases

62,480 New Cases

India reported 62,480 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country’s active caseload declined to 7,98,656; less than 8 lakh after 73 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

India registered 2,85,80,647 total recoveries until now as 88,977 patients recovered during the last 24 hours. The daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 36th consecutive day, with the recovery rate increasing to 96.03%, it added.

The weekly positivity rate remained below 5% as it currently stands at 3.80%. The daily positivity rate is at 3.24%, less than 5% for 11 consecutive days, the ministry also added.

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The testing capacity ramped up as 38.71 crores tests conducted. Also, 26.89 crores vaccine doses administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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