India recorded 14,313 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest in the past 224 days, the Union Health Ministry said.
With 181 fatalities in the same time span, the death toll climbed to 4,50,963.
The recovery of 26,579 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,33,20,057.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.04%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.
The Active Caseload is presently 2,14,900, which is the lowest in 212 days.Active cases presently constitute 0.63% of the country’s total Positive Cases.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 11,81,766 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 58.50 Cr (58,50,38,043) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.48% remains less than 3% for the last 109 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be1.21%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 43 days and below 5% for 126 consecutive days now.
With the administration of 65,86,092 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 95.89 crore as per provisional reports till 7 a.m. on Tuesday. This has been achieved through 93,66,392 sessions.
More than 8.22 crore balance and unutilized Covid vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.