India has reported 10,853 COVID-19 new cases and 526 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family welfare on Sunday. On Saturday, the country recorded 10,929 new Covid-19 cases.
With the addition of new deaths, the total death toll in the country has reached 4,60,791.The country’s active caseload stands at 1,44,845 the lowest in the last 260 days, the Ministry said. According to Ministry, with 12,432 recoveries reported in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries in the country have been increased to 3,37,49,900. The recovery rate is currently at 98.23 per cent which is the highest since March 2020.
Also in the same period, a total of 9,19,996 tests were conducted across the country. India has so far conducted over 61.48 crore cumulative tests.
Meanwhile, the weekly positivity rate at 1.28 per cent has remained less than 2 per cent for the last 44 days now.
The daily positivity rate stands at 1.18 per cent, which has also remained below 2 per cent for the last 34 days and less than 3 per cent for 69 consecutive days now.
Meanwhile, a total of 1,08,21,66,365 dosed of COVID-19 vaccine has been administered in the country so far. This has been achieved through 1,09,75,652 sessions.