By Health In Five Writer
In an encouraging development, daily new Covid-19 cases being registered in India are now less than 3 Lakhs after 26 days. About 2,81,386 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
The graph below shows the average decline in daily new cases since 9th May 2021.
A declining trend in the Weekly positivity rate is also observed which stands at 18.17% today as shown below. Total daily tests conducted in the last 24 hours stand at 15,73,515 and cumulatively 31,64,23,658 tests have been conducted so far.
State-wise number of districts with higher positivity rate is as shown below with Karnataka showing most number of districts (27) with more than 20% positivity rate and Madhya Pradesh consisting highest number of districts (38) with more than 10% positivity rate.
India’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,11,74,076 today. The National Recovery Rate is 84.81%.
3,78,741 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
Also, 24-hour Recoveries have outnumbered the daily new COVID Cases for the sixth time in last 7 days and consistently in the last 4 days.
On the other front, India’s total Active Caseload has decreased to 35,16,997 today. It now comprises 14.09% of the country’s total Positive Cases.
A net decline of 1,01,461 cases is recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours.
10 States cumulatively account for 75.04% of India’s total Active Cases.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has reached nearly 18.30 Cr today under the Phase-3 of the nationwide Vaccination Drive.
A total of 18,29,26,460 vaccine doses have been administered through 26,68,895sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. These include 96,45,695 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 66,43,661 HCWs who have taken the 2nddose, 1,44,44,096 FLWs (1stdose), 81,96,053 FLWs (2nddose), 52,64,073 beneficiaries under 18-44 age group (1stdose), 5,72,78,554 (1stdose) and 91,07,311 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years. 5,45,15,352 1stdose beneficiaries and 1,78,01,891 2nd dose beneficiaries of more than 60 years old.