India Records 2,71,202 Covid Cases, 314 Deaths In 24 Hours
India’s Covid cases’ graph continued to witness upward trend. Today, it reported 2,71,202 cases. The Country’s total tally (since the beginning of the pandemic) increased to 3.71 crore. This includes 7,743 cases of the Omicron variant which has already spread to 28 states.
As many as 314 people have died of Covid during the past 24-hour period, according to the Health Ministry. Total death toll rose to 486066.
1,38,331 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 3,50,85,721.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 94.51%.
Country’s Active Caseload is presently at 15,50,377. Active cases constitute 4.18% of the country’s total Positive Cases.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 16,65,404 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 70.24 Cr (70,24,48,838) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 13.69% and the Daily Positivity rate also reported to be 16.28%.