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India records lowest New Cases after 8 months; 9,102 found positive in the last 24 hours

Daily deaths less than 120

Active Cases now 1.66% of Cumulative Positive Cases

Daily Fatalities drop to 117 after more than 8 months

Number of vaccinated healthcare workers crosses 20 lakhs

DELHI, JANUARY 26: India has crossed a crucial milestone in its fight against the global pandemic. The daily new cases have touched a new low today.

9,102 daily new cases were added to the national tally in the last 24 hours after 237 days. The daily new cases were 9,304 on 4th June, 2020.

With a sustained, pro-active and calibrated strategy of the Centre based on ‘whole of government’ and ‘whole of society’ approach, the daily new cases have seen a consistent decline. This has ensured a steady fall in daily fatalities too. The country has recorded less than 120 (117) fatalities in the last 24 hours after more than 8 months (8 months 9 days).

India’s active caseload has fallen to 1,77,266 today. The share of Active Cases in the total Positive Cases has further compressed to 1.66% of the cumulative caseload.

A net decline of 6,916 cases has been recorded in the total active cases in last 24 hours.

Active cases per million population is lowest in the world (128). Germany, Russia, Brazil, Italy, UK and USA have much higher cases per million population.

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India’s Cases per million population is also amongst the lowest in the world (7,736).

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As on 26th January, 2021, till 8 AM, 20,23,809 beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise.

In the last 24 hours, 4,08,305 people were vaccinated across 7,764 sessions.

36,378 sessions have been conducted so far.

S. No.State/UTBeneficiaries vaccinated
1A & N Islands2,369
2Andhra Pradesh1,56,120
3Arunachal Pradesh7,307
4Assam19,837
5Bihar88,450
6Chandigarh1,928
7Chhattisgarh40,025
8Dadra & Nagar Haveli345
9Daman & Diu320
10Delhi33,219
11Goa1,796
12Gujarat91,927
13Haryana1,05,419
14Himachal Pradesh13,544
15Jammu & Kashmir16,173
16Jharkhand18,413
17Karnataka2,31,172
18Kerala71,973
19Ladakh670
20Lakshadweep676
21Madhya Pradesh67,083
22Maharashtra1,36,901
23Manipur2,485
24Meghalaya2,748
25Mizoram4,852
26Nagaland3,675
27Odisha1,77,090
28Puducherry1,813
29Punjab39,418
30Rajasthan1,61,116
31Sikkim1,047
32Tamil Nadu69,027
33Telangana1,30,390
34Tripura19,698
35Uttar Pradesh1,23,761
36Uttarakhand14,546
37West Bengal1,22,851
38Miscellaneous43,625
 Total20,23,809

The total recovered cases are 1.03 cr (1,03,45,985) today which translates to a Recovery Rate of 96.90%. The gap between Recovered cases and Active cases continues to grow and presently stands at 1,01,68,719.

15,901 cases have recovered in the last 24 hours.

83.68% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 9 States/UTs.

Kerala has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 5,606 recoveries. Maharashtra follows with 3,080 new recoveries. Karnataka recorded another 1,036 daily recoveries.

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81.76% of the new cases are concentrated in 8 States and UTs.

Kerala reported the maximum daily new cases numbering 3,361 in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra recorded 1,842 new cases while Tamil Nadu reported 540 new cases yesterday.

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Five States/UTs account for 63.25% of the 117 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours.

Maharashtra reported 30 deaths. Kerala and Chhattisgarh follow with 17 and 13 new deaths, respectively.

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India’s deaths per million population (111) are amongst the lowest in the world.

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