India reports reduced daily Covid-19 cases

NEW DELHI, Sept 11 — India reported a reduced number of new Covid-19 cases at 33,376 in the last 24 hours, according to a media release from the Press Information Bureau (PIB) today.

This is significant drop from more than 374 thousand cases reported during the peak of the second wave in May.

It said the sustained and collaborative efforts by the Union Government as well as states/UTs have continued the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases being reported for 76 consecutive days now.

The Active Caseload is presently3,91,516. Active cases presently constitute 1.18% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

With the administration of more than 65,27,175 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 73Cr landmark milestone (73,05,89,688) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 74,70,363sessions, the press statement said. 

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

The recovery of 32,198patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,23,74,497.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.49%.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 15,92,135tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 54.01 Cr (54,01,96,989) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 2.26% remains less than 3% for the last 78 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be2.10%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for last 12 days and below 5% for 96 consecutive days now.