India’s daily new Covid-19 cases remain less than 30,000 for the last 4 days. It saw 27,176 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country witnessed 38,012 recoveries in the last 24 hours, increasing the total recoveries to 3,25,22,171 since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic; India’s recovery rate is now 97.62%, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.
“The country’s active cases account for 1.05% of total cases and its active caseload stands at 3,51,087. The weekly positivity Rate is 2.00%, less than 3% for the last 82 days, and the daily positivity rate is 1.69%, less than 3% for last 16 days,” it added.
The country’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the cumulative mark of 75.89 crores (75,89,12,277) with the administration of 61,15,690 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours under the nationwide vaccination drive, MoHFW said, citing the provisional reports till 7 am today. This, it also added, has been achieved through 76,68,216 sessions. “The union government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of the Covid-19 vaccination throughout the country.”
MoHFW also said that the testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. India conducted 16,10,829 in the last 24 hours. This has taken the cumulative test count to over 54.60 crores (54,60,55,796).