Covid-19 update: India records 18,987 new cases in the last 24 hours
India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 968 million
India recorded 18,987 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the infection tally to 3,40,20,740.
Meanwhile, with the administration of 35,66,347 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 96.82 Crore (96,82,20,997) as per provisional reports till 7 am on Thursday.
This has been achieved through 94,82,108 sessions.
The recovery of 19,808 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,33,62,709.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.07%. The Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.
The Active Caseload is now 2,06,586, which is the lowest in 215 days. Active Cases constitute 0.61% of the country's total Positive Cases.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 13,01,083 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 58.76 Cr (58,76,64,525) cumulative tests.
The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.44% remains less than 3% for the last 111 days now.
The Daily Positivity rate is reported to be 1.46%. The Daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 45 days and below 5% for 128 consecutive days now.