India’s Active Caseload declines below 9 Lakh mark after 70 days


DELHI, JUNE 16: India continues to report a sustained slide in the daily new COVID cases. The country has reported 62,224 Daily New Cases in the last 24 hours. Less than 1 lakh Daily New Caseshave been reported for 9 continuous days now. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.



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India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 8,65,432. The Caseload has declined below 9 lakh mark after 70 days.

A net decline of 47,946is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 2.92% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

As more people are getting recovered from COVID-19 infection, India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for 34 consecutive days now. 1,07,628recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

Over 45 thousand (45,404) more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.

Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,83,88,100people have already recovered from COVID-19 &1,07,628 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 95.80%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.

With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 19,30,987tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 38.33crore (38,33,06,971) 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 4.17% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 3.22% today. It has remained less than 5% for 9 consecutive days now.

India crossed the landmark of 26 crore vaccination coverage yesterday. A total of 26,19,72,014vaccine doses have been administered through 36,17,099sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 28,00,458 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

These include:

HCWs1st Dose1,00,79,330
2nd Dose70,00,612
FLWs1st Dose1,69,10,170
2nd Dose89,10,305
Age Group 18-44 years1st Dose4,51,03,965
2nd Dose9,00,035
Age Group 45 to 60 years1st Dose7,72,98,842
2nd Dose1,22,00,449
Over 60 years1st Dose6,32,89,614
2nd Dose2,02,78,692

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