India reports less than 30,000 daily cases after over 4 months
It is also nearly 10,000 cases fewer than reported on Monday morning. The weekly positivity rate is 2.33 per cent and the daily rate is 1.73 per cent.
India, on Tuesday, reported less than 30,000 daily cases after 132 days and logged in 29,689 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, India’s active caseload now stands at 3,98,100. The number of cases registered in the last 24 hours is about 10,000 less than the number of samples that tested positive on Monday when the count of new cases was 39,361 which constituted 1.31 per cent of the active cases. The weekly positivity rate is 2.33 per cent and the daily rate is 1.73 per cent.
According to the updates from the Union Health Ministry’s Covid bulletin, this took the country active case tally to 3,98,100 which is 1.27% of the total cases. The fall in active caseload below 4 lakh is also after 124 days.
As many as 415 lives were lost to the virus in the last 24 hours, while 42,363 patients were discharged from hospital during the same. This took the cumulative count of deaths to 4,21,382 and recoveries to 3,06,21,469.
As many as 66 lakh doses of vaccines against Covid-19 were administered during the day which upped the cumulative count of inoculation to 44.19 crore as part of the national vaccination drive, the health ministry added.