India reports 1247 fresh Covid-19 cases, Active cases stand at 11,860
New-Delhi: India on Tuesday reported 1,247 fresh Covid-19 cases and one death in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry. The country’s active caseload stood at 11,860 with a rise of 318 cases.
A total of 928 patients have recovered in the same time span and the cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic is now at 4,25,11,701. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.76 per cent.
Also in the same period, a total of 4,01,909 tests were conducted across the country. India has so far conducted over 83.25 crore cumulative tests.
The weekly positivity rate in the country currently stands at 0.34 per cent. Meanwhile, the daily positivity rate has reported considerable decline at 0.31 per cent.
On the vaccination front, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 186.72 crore as per provisional reports till 7 a.m. This has been achieved through 2,27,79,246 sessions.
Over 2.47 crore adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since the beginning of vaccination drive for this age bracket.
More than 20.52 crore balance and unutilised Covid vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs.
Delhi’s Covid-19 positivity rate has risen up on Monday to 7.72%, as the city recorded 501 fresh cases, according to health department data.
Delhi has been witnessing an upward trend in daily Covid-19 cases positivity rate in the last few days.
A total of 6,492 Covid-19 tests were conducted the previous day, the bulletin stated on Monday.