Covid-19 Update: India conducts over 20 lakh tests for four successive days
The daily positivity rate has now declined to 12.45 percent
In another global record, India has conducted more than 20.66 lakh tests in the last 24 hours. This is also the fourth successive day of more than 20 lakh tests in India.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, cumulatively, 20,66,285 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country.
The daily positivity rate has now declined to 12.45 percent.
India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the ninth consecutive day. 3,57,630 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
India’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,30,70,365. The National Recovery Rate has grown further to touch 87.76%.
Ten states account for 73.46% of the new recoveries. In another positive development, India has recorded less than 3 lakh Daily New cases for six consecutive days now.
In the last 24 hours, 2,57,299 daily new cases were registered.
Ten States reported 78.12% of the new cases in the last 24 hours. Tamil Nadu has reported the highest daily new cases at 36,184, followed by Karnataka with 32,218 new cases.
On the other hand, India’s total Active Caseload has decreased to 29,23,400.
A net decline of 1,04,525 active cases was witnessed in the last 24 hours. It now comprises 11.12% of the country's total Positive Cases.
Eight states cumulatively account for 69.94% of India’s total Active Cases.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country exceeded 19.33 crore (193.3 million) under the Phase-3 of the nationwide Vaccination Drive.
A total of 19,33,72,819 vaccine doses have been administered through 27,76,936sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.
These include 97,38,148 HealthCare Workers HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 66,91,350 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,48,70,081 FrontLine Workers FLWs (1st dose), 83,06,020 FLWs (2nd dose), 92,97,532 beneficiaries under 18-44 age group (1st dose),6,02,11,957 (1st dose) and 96,84,295 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.5,63,83,760 1st dose beneficiaries and 1,81,89,676 2nd dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.
Ten states account for 66.30% of the total doses given so far in the country.