India reports lowest daily COVID-19 spike in over two months
India's active caseload further dropped to less than 11 lakh after 63 days, while the recovery rate increased to 95.07 per cent.
India on Saturday reported 84,332 daily new cases. The country has recorded less than 1 lakh daily new cases for five continuous days now.
India has been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 10,80,690. The caseload is maintained below 20 lakh for 12 successive days. A net decline of 40,981 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only3.68 per cent of the country's total positive cases, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry stated in a release.
The health ministry said: As more people are getting recovered from COVID infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 30th consecutive day. A total of 1,21,311 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
A total number of 36,979 more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.
Of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic 2,79,11,384 people have already recovered from COVID-19 & 1,21,311 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 95.07 per cent, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.
While on one side, testing has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed. Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 4.94% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 4.39% today. It has remained less than 10% for 19 consecutive days now.
Meanwhile, the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has nearly reached 25 Crore today under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 34,33,763 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. A total of 24,96,00,304 vaccine doses have been administered through 34,64,228 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.