India logs 9,283 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs, active caseload lowest in 537 days
November 24, 2021 05:04 PM NPT
NEW DELHI, Nov 24: India reported 9,283 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. With this, the active caseload of the infection stands at 1,11,481, which is the lowest in 537 days. As many as 437 people have succumbed to the COVID-19 infection in the country in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 4,66,584.
Meanwhile, India's active caseload now accounts for less than 1 percent of total cases, currently at 0.32 percent, the lowest since March 2020. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), as many as 10,949 patients recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours. With this, the recovery tally in the country has gone up to 3,39,57,698. The recovery rate currently stands at 98.33 percent.
"Daily positivity rate (0.80 percent) less than 2 percent for last 51 days. Weekly Positivity Rate (0.93 percent) less than 2 percent for last 61 days," the ministry said. Meanwhile, the total samples tested for COVID-19 up to November 23 stand at 63,47,74,225. Of these, 11,57,697 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. Over 118 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.