COVID: India reports 23,529 new infections, active cases less than 3 lakh

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With 28,718 COVID-infected patients being cured in the last 24 hours across the county, the cumulative recoveries increased to 3,30,14,898, which is 97.85 per cent of the total cases reported since the beginning of last year.

New Delhi: India has reported 23,529 new cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday. India’s total active caseload has come down to below 3 lakhs. The active caseload is 2,77,020, the lowest in last 195 days. Active cases account for less than 1 per cent of the total cases, which currently stands at 0.82 per cent, the lowest since March 2020. Presently the recovery rate is 97.85 percent, which is the highest since March 2020.

Kerala on Wednesday saw a resurgence in daily Covid cases, after 90,394 samples were tested positive to 12,161 in the last 24 hours, while the daily test positivity rate also rose to 13.45 per cent.

With 28,718 COVID-19 patients being cured in the last 24 hours across the county, the cumulative recoveries increased to 3,30,14,898, which is 97.85 per cent of the total cases reported since the beginning of last year.

The country recorded a weekly positivity rate of 1.74 per cent which is less than 3 per cent for the last 97 days. The daily positivity rate in the country stands at 1.56 per cent, which is less than 3 per cent for the last 31 days.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 15,06,254 samples were tested on Wednesday, taking the total cumulative number of COVID-19 tests conducted so far in the country to 56,89,56,439.

The country has so far given 88,34,70,578 vaccine doses under the nationwide vaccination campaign, out of which 65,34,306 doses have been given in the last 24 hours.

First published:September 30, 2021, 10:46 am

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