India’s records lowest daily new COVID-19 cases in 7 months: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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New Delhi: India has crossed a crucial milestone in its fight against the global pandemic. The daily new cases have touched a new low today, said Union Health Ministry.

10,064 daily new cases were added to the national tally in the last 24 hours after seven months. The daily new cases were 10,956 on 12th June 2020. India’s total Active Caseload has dropped to 2 lakh (2,00,528) today.

India’s present active caseload now consists of just 1.90 percent of India’s total Positive Cases. The fall in the number of daily new cases is accompanied by a fast-rising number of people getting vaccinated against COVID19 across all States and UTs. The total number of people vaccinated is MORE THAN DOUBLE the number of Active Cases.

In the last 24 hours, 2,23,669 people were vaccinated across 3,930 sessions taking the cumulative total of people vaccinated to 4,54,049 (across 7,860 sessions conducted so far).

The Positive rate has also seen a deep dip with the increase in the number of the testing infrastructure.
India’s weekly positivity rate is 1.97 percent. 22 States/UTs have a weekly positivity rate less than the national average. 13 States/UTs have a weekly positivity rate more than the national average.

The country has recorded less than 140 fatalities (137 fatalities) in the last 24 hours after approximately 8 months. India’s Recovery Rate has leaped past 96.66 percent today. The total number of recoveries has touched 1,02,28,753 while the number of Active Cases in the country stands at 2,08,012 today.

A total of 17,411 recoveries has been registered in the last 24 hours in the country. 80.41 percent of the new recovered cases are observed in fromTen States/UTs.

Kerala has reported the highest number of recoveries with 3,921 newly recovered cases in a single day. 3,854 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 1,301 in Chhattisgarh.

A total of 71.76 percent of the new cases are from Six States and UTs. Kerala continues to report the highest number of daily new cases at 3,346. It is followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu with 1,924 and 551 new cases, respectively.

Eight States & UTs have reported 72.99 percent of the total fatalities happened in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra has reported 35 deaths. Kerala also saw a fatality count of 17 while West Bengal reported 10 new deaths.