India has added 13,451 new COVID-19 cases and 585 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative tally to 3,42,15,653, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. In the last 24 hours, Kerala reported 7,163 new cases. With this, the country’s active caseload stands at 1,62,661, which is the lowest in 242 days.
The active cases account for 0.48 per cent of total cases, which is the lowest since March 2020, the release said.
The country also reported 14,021 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s recovery rate to 98.19 per cent, which is the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.
The country has also administered 103.53 crore vaccine doses under Nationwide Vaccination Drive, till now.
The daily positivity rate stands at 1.03 per cent, which has also remained below 2 per cent for the last 23 days and less than 3 per cent for 58 consecutive days now.
With the administration of 55,89,124 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid inoculation coverage has reached 103.53 crore as of Wednesday morning,
This has been achieved through 1,02,95,714 sessions.