Covid-19 Updates: India Reports Less than 1 Lakh Daily New Cases for Third Successive Day


India has reported 94,052 daily new cases in the last 24 hours. The country has recorded less than 1 lakh daily new cases for three continuous days now. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the centre and the states and UTs, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.


India has been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s active caseload today stands at 11,67,952. The caseload is maintained below 20 lakhs for ten successive days. A net decline of 63,463 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 4.00% of the country’s total positive cases, it added.

As more people are getting recovered from Covid infection, India’s daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 28th consecutive day. Also, 1,51,367 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours, and 57,315 more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases, MoHFW also said.

Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic 2,76,55,493 people have already recovered from Covid-19 and 1,51,367 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 94.77%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.


With “substantially” ramped-up testing capacity across the country, a total of 20,04,690 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively India has conducted over 37.21 crores (37,21,98,253) tests so far.

While on one side testing has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed. The weekly positivity rate is currently at 5.43% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 4.69% today. It has remained less than 10% for 17 consecutive days now.

The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 24 crores today under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Also, 33,79,261 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. A total of 24,27,26,693 vaccine doses have been administered through 33,82,775 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today, the ministry said.

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