India logs 7,350 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs
December 13, 2021 03:55 PM NPT
NEW DELHI, Dec 13: India has recorded 7,350 new COVID-19 cases and 202 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed on Monday.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India's active caseload currently stands at 91,456 which is the lowest in 561 days. "Active cases account for less than 1 percent of total cases, currently at 0.26 percent which is lowest since March 2020," the Ministry said.
As many as 4,75,636 people have succumbed to the COVID-19 infection so far.
With 7,973 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the recovery tally has gone up to 3,41,30,768.
"The daily positivity rate (0.86 percent) is less than 2 percent for the last 70 days. The weekly positivity rate (0.69 percent) is less than 1 percent for the last 29 days," the ministry said.
Meanwhile, 133.17 crore COVID vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
Over 65.66 crore samples have been tested for the virus till now.