India recorded 70,421 new cases of coronavirus infections detected on Sunday, the lowest after 74 days.
According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 14.92 lakh samples tested on Sunday, compared to a weekly average of about 19 lakh. Tamil Nadu remains the highest contributor with 14,016 new cases.
The country also saw 3,936 deaths in the same period.
India’s Active Caseload declines to 9,73,158
Active Caseload below 10 lakhs after 66 days
India reports 70,421 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest after 74 days
2,81,62,947 total Recoveries across the country so far
1,19,501 patients recovered during the last 24 hours
Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 32nd consecutive day
Recovery Rate increases to 95.43%
Weekly Positivity Rate drops to less than 5%, currently at 4.54%
Daily positivity rate at 4.72%, less than 10% for 21 consecutive days
Testing capacity substantially ramped up – 37.96 cr total tests conducted
25.48 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive