Covid-19 Update: India reports less than 40,000 cases in last 24 hours
India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeded 35.28 crore yesterday
India has reported less than 40,000 (39,796) daily new cases in the last 24 hours. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported since eight continuous days.
“This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs,” the Union Health ministry said in a statement.
India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload on Monday stands at 4,82,071.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a net decline of 3,279 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 1.58% of the country's total Positive Cases.
India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeded 35.28 crore yesterday. A total of 35,28,92,046 vaccine doses have been administered through 46,34,986 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.
In the last 24 hours, 14,81,583 vaccine doses were administered.
The new phase of universalization of COVID19 vaccination commenced from June 21.
“The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID19 vaccination throughout the country,” said the Health ministry.
As more people are getting recovered from COVID-19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 53 consecutive days now. 42,352 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
More than 2,000 (2,556) recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.
Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,97,00,430 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 42,352 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours.
This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.11%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.
With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 15,22,504 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 41.97 crore (41,97,77,457) tests so far.
While on one side testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed.
The weekly positivity rate is currently at 2.40% while the daily positivity rate stands at 2.61% today. Daily Positivity rate has remained less than 5% for 28 consecutive days now.