New Delhi: India has reported 10,423 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
With the addition of new cases, the overall active caseload of the country now stands at 1,53,776, which is the lowest in 250 days.
The country’s active cases account for less than one per cent of total cases reported so far, currently at 0.45 per cent, which is the lowest since March 2020.
With a total of 15,021 recoveries in the last 24 hours, a total of 3,36,83,581 people have recovered from the virus so far. The weekly positivity rate is 1.16 per cent while the daily positivity rate stands at 1.03 per cent.
Over 61.02 crore samples have been tested for the presence of the virus so far, he said. This has been achieved through 1,07,33,024 sessions.
India has so far conducted 61,02,10,339 cumulative tests. While the testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, the weekly positivity rate at 1.16 per cent remains less than 2 per cent for the last 39 days now.
Meanwhile, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 247.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5 million and vaccinations soared to over 7.08 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.