India reported 18,166 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, lowest in 214 days.
23,624 patients recovered during the last 24 hours. With this the recovery rate has increased to 97.99%, highest since March 2020.
The daily positivity rate reaches at 1.42%, less than 3% for the last 41 days.
India’s Active Caseload is currently stands at 2,30,971, the lowest in 208 days. Active cases now constitute less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.68%, lowest since March 2020.
Relatively, the two most affected states recording maximum Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours are Kerala (9,470 new cases), Maharashtra (2,486) and Mizoram (950).
In a bid to ramp up the vaccination process, India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed 94 Crore. More than 60 lakh vaccine doses have been administered in the last 24 hours.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has warned that Covid-19 containment can derail if festivals are not celebrated following protocols. He exhorted 19 states to escalate their inoculation pace so that India can achieve administering 100 crore vaccine doses in the next few days.