DELHI: In a significant improvement in the COVID-19 situation across the country, India recorded 25,166 new cases of coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours on Tuesday.
The single-day growth of 25,166 COVID-19 cases, according to Union Health Ministry data, is the lowest in 154 days. Meanwhile, the number of active cases has dropped to 3,69,846, the lowest in 146 days, according to Health Ministry data.
According to Health Ministry figures, this has increased the recovery rate to 97.51 percent.
The government reported 437 fatalities in the last 24 hours, bringing India’s total COVID tally to 3,22,50,679 and overall death toll to 4,32,079.
In addition, the Union Health Ministry reported a drop of 12,101 cases in the total number of active COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour period.
In addition, 15,63,985 tests were carried out on Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 detection tests carried out in the country to 49,66,29,524. The daily positive rate stood at 1.61 percent. For the past 22 days, it has been less than 3%.
The optimism rate for the week was 1.98 percent. According to the Health Ministry, it has been below 3% for the past 53 days. According to the data, the number of persons who have recovered from the sickness has risen to 3,14,48,754, with a case fatality rate of 1.34 percent.
55.47 crores in total COVID-19 vaccine doses have been delivered so far as part of the statewide vaccination effort, with more than 88.13 lakh doses administered in the last 24 hours, the largest ever immunization accomplished in a single day, according to the Ministry.
On August 7, 2020, India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 20 lakh, followed by 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It reached 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and one crore on December 19.
On May 4, India passed the two-crore mark, and on June 23, it passed the three-crore mark.