New Delhi: India has on Monday reported 39,361 new COVID cases, 35,968 recoveries, and 416 deaths in the last 24 hours. For 4 consecutive days, India has reported less than 40,000 cases for 4 days in a row.
This is pertinent as the team of officials preparing the country’s COVID emergency strategy told the Union government that the number of daily new Coronavirus cases should not cross the 50,000-mark.
Meanwhile, 43.51 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. The recovery rate is currently at 97.35 percent. India’s active caseload is currently at 4,11,189, active cases constitute 1.31 percent of total cases.
The weekly positivity rate remains below 5 percent, currently at 2.31 percent.
The daily positivity rate is at 3.41 percent and remains below 5 percent.
The testing capacity has been substantially ramped up with 45.74 crore tests total conducted.
Active cases: 4,11,189
Total recoveries: 3,05,79,106
Death toll: 4,20,967
Total vaccination: 43,51,96,001
Coronavirus Cases In States
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 6,843 new coronavirus positive cases and 123 fatalities, raising the overall tally to 62,64,922 and the toll to 1,31,552, the state health department said.
With 5,212 patients being discharged after treatment during the day, the count of recoveries in Maharashtra went up to 60,35,029 so far, leaving the state with 94,985 active cases, it said.
Maharashtra’s case recovery rate now stands at 96.33 per cent while the fatality rate is 2.09 per cent.
Mumbai reported 364 new cases and 10 deaths, taking the count of infections to 7,34,118 and the number of COVID-19 fatalities to 15,837. Mumbai division comprising the city and its satellite towns reported 1,184 fresh infections and 38 deaths, which raised the tally to 16,34,633 and the toll to 34,089, as per the department.
Meanwhile, the national capital reported 66 COVID-19 cases and two deaths due to the infection on Sunday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.09 per cent, according to data shared by the health department here.
With the new cases, the overall infection tally in the city climbed to 14,35,910. Of this, over 14.10 lakh patients have recovered from the disease.
The death toll now stands at 25,043.
There are 579 active cases in Delhi at present and 167 of them are being treated at home.
On the other hand, Kerala on Saturday logged 17,466 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the infection caseload to 32,71,530, with the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) going back to more than 12 per cent after falling below it for a day.
The TPR had crossed 11 per cent on July 19 after remaining below it for several weeks and had continued to rise till 13.63 per cent on July 23.
On July 24, it went down to 11.91 per cent and then again rose to 12.3 on Sunday.
The number of people who succumbed to the virus rose to 16,035 with 66 more deaths.
As many as 15,247 people have been cured of the infection, taking the total recoveries to 31,14,716, leaving 1,40,276 active cases, a state government release said.
(With Agency Inputs)