India’s Active Caseload declines to 8,26,740; lowest after 71 days


67,208 New Cases reported in the last 24 hours

Daily Recoveries outnumber Daily New Cases for the 35th consecutive day

Recovery Rate further increases to 95.93%

Daily Positivity Rate stands at 3.48%; less than 5% positivity for 10 consecutive days

DELHI, JUNE 17: India continues to report a sustained slide in the daily new COVID cases. The country has reported 67,208 Daily New Cases in the last 24 hours.



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Less than 1 lakh Daily New Cases have been reported for 10 continuous days now. This is a result of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.

India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload. The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 8,26,740. This is lowest decline in active cases after 71 days.

A net decline of 38,692is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 2.78% 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 35 consecutive days now. 1,03,570recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

Over 36 thousand (36,362) 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, 2,84,91,670people have already recovered from COVID-19 &1,03,570patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 95.93%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.

With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 19,31,249tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 38.52crore (38,52,38,220) 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 3.99% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 3.48% today. It has remained less than 5% for 10 consecutive days now.

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 26.55 crore today. A total of 26,55,19,251 vaccine doses have been administered through 36,58,159 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 34,63,961 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

These include:

HCWs1st Dose1,00,88,081
2nd Dose70,17,838
FLWs1st Dose1,69,56,515
2nd Dose89,36,711
Age Group 18-44 years1st Dose4,73,43,608
2nd Dose9,69,085
Age Group 45 to 60 years1st Dose7,79,22,224
2nd Dose1,22,96,349
Over 60 years1st Dose6,35,37,652
2nd Dose2,04,51,188

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