India reports 1.20 lakh daily new cases, lowest in nearly two months

Daily Positivity Rate further dips to 5.78%, continues the trend of less than 10% positivity for 12 continuous days

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New Delhi: India has reported 1,20,529 Daily New Cases in the last 24 hours, its lowest in almost two months (last 58 days). The country has recorded less than 2 lakh Daily New Cases continuously. This is a result of collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.
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India has been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload.The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 15,55,248. The Caseload is below 20 lakhs for five successive days.
A net decline of 80,745 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 5.42%of the country’s total Positive Cases.
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India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 23rd consecutive day. 1,97,894 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
77,365 more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.
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Out of the people infected since beginning of the pandemic 2,67,95,549 people have already recovered from COVID-19 &1,97,894 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 93.38%, which is showing an increasing trend.
A total of 20,84,421 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country and cumulatively India has conducted over 36.1 crore (36,11,74,142) tests so far.
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 6.89% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 5.78% today. It has remained less than 10% for 12 consecutive days now.
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The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 22.78 Cr today under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 36,50,080 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
A total of 22,78,60,317 vaccine doses have been administered through 32,00,677 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.
These include:
HCWs 1st Dose 99,45,863
2nd Dose 68,41,480
FLWs 1st Dose 1,60,57,349
2nd Dose 86,38,798
Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 2,59,69,460
2nd Dose 1,19,137
Age Group 45 to 60 years 1st Dose 6,97,94,194
2nd Dose 1,11,93,705
Over 60 years 1st Dose 6,01,85,472
2nd Dose 1,91,14,859
Total 22,78,60,317