India’s Active Caseload further contracts to 1.85 Lakh: Union Health Ministry

New Delhi: The ministry of Union Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that India’s total Active Caseload continues to manifest sustained downward movement. It has dropped to 1.85 lakh (1,85,662) today.

India’s present active caseload now consists of just 1.74 percent of India’s Total Positive Cases. The number of daily new cases in the last 24 hours is 14,256. 17,130 cases recovered and were discharged in the last 24 hours. This has led to a net decline of 3,026 cases from the total active caseload, the ministry said.

28 States and UTs have less than 5,000 active cases. The total recovered cases stand at 1,03,00,838. The difference in New Recoveries outnumbering New Cases has also improved the Recovery Rate to 96.82 percent today.

The gap between Recovered Cases and Active Cases is steadily increasing, and presently stands at 1,01,15,176. A total of 28 States and UTs have a Recovery Rate more than the national average.

As of 23 January 2021, till 8 AM, nearly 14 lakh (13,90,592) beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise, the ministry informed.

In the last 24 hours, 3,47,058 people were vaccinated across 6,241 sessions. 24,408 sessions have been conducted so far. 84.30 percent of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 10 States and UTs.

Kerala has reported the maximum number of single-discoveries with 6,108 newly recovered cases. 3,419 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 890 in Karnataka.

A total of 79.99 percent of the new cases are from 6 States and UTs. Kerala continues to report the highest daily new cases at 6,753. It is followed by Maharashtra with 2,779, while Tamil Nadu reported 574 new cases. A total of 152 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours. Eighstateses and UTs account for 75.66 percent of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (50). Kerala follows with 19 daily deaths.