India is registering a significant decline in active caseloads and fresh cases of coronavirus. With this, the recovery rate is continuously improving in the country. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has said, the active caseloads presently comprise 2.78 per cent of the cumulative positive cases and it is continuously declining. It said, the country has registered a decline of over 38 thousand active cases in the last 24 hours. At present, there are over eight lakh 26 thousand active cases in the country.
This is the lowest caseload after 71 days. The country is also witnessing a declining trend in the weekly and daily positivity rate. India’s weekly positivity rate currently stands at 3.99 per cent and daily positivity rate is at 3.48 per cent. This is the 10th consecutive day when the country has reported a daily positivity rate below 5 per cent.
India’s daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 35th consecutive day. Over one lakh three thousand patients have recovered from corona virus disease within 24 hours. The recovery rate has reached 95.93 per cent in the country. Over two crore 84 lakh patients have already been recovered from this infectious disease so far.
The country has registered a total of 67 thousand 208 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours. The Union Health Ministry has said, a total of two thousand 330 deaths have been reported in the country within 24 hours, taking the toll to over three lakh 81 thousand across the country.
Meanwhile, testing capacities have been ramped up in the country for the early detection of coronavirus. Indian Council of Medical Research has informed that 19 lakh 31 thousand Covid tests were conducted yesterday. So far, over 38 crore 52 lakh tests have been conducted in the country.