India's COVID-19 active caseload falls to 3,18,181, lowest in 183 days

The country's COVID-19 active cases account for less than one per cent of the total cases, currently at 0.95 per cent; lowest since March 2020.


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A total of 30,256 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from across India in the last 24 hours. With it, India's COVID-19 active caseload stood at 3,18,181, lowest in 183 days, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

The COVID-19 active cases account for less than one per cent of the total cases, currently at 0.95 per cent; lowest since March 2020, the ministry said.

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The country’s cumulative number of COVID-19 confirmed cases reached 3,34,48,163, while the death toll rose to 4,44,838 as 309 more patients succumbed to the illness in the last 24 hours, as per the ministry.

The Recovery Rate improved to at 97.72 per cent with the report of 43,938 more recoveries in the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries reached 3,27,15,105 cases as of Monday.

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The country’s weekly positivity rate remained less than three per cent for last 87 days at 2.07 per cent, while the daily positivity rate also remained below three per cent for last 21 days at 2.57 per cent.

Meanwhile, over 55.36 crore tests have been conducted across the country so far, while over 80.85 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

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First Published:Sept. 20, 2021, 10:57 a.m.

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