India has far fewer than 2 lakh new cases for 6th day

Caseload below 20 lakh for second day, Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the new cases for 20th consecutive day

GN Bureau | June 2, 2021


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Continuing the declining trend in the daily new cases, India on Wednesday reported 1.32 lakh new cases. The country has recorded fewer than 2 lakh daily new cases for six consecutive days now.

There were 1,32,788 fresh infections registered in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning, according to the health ministry bulletin.  

India has been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload, which stands at 17,93,645 now.

A net decline of 1,01,875 is witnessed in the 24 hours and active cases are now only 6.34% of the country's total positive cases.

India’s daily recoveries continued to outnumber the new cases for the 20th consecutive day. As many as 2,31,456 recoveries were registered in the 24 hours – in other words, 98,668 more recoveries were reported during the 24 hours compared to the new cases.

As many as 2,31,456 patients recovered in these 24 hours, taking the total number of those recovered since the beginning of the pandemic to 2,61,79,085. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 92.48%, which is showing an increasing trend.

A total of 20,19,773 tests were conducted in the 24 hours in the country and cumulatively India has conducted 35,00,57,330 tests so far.

While on one side testing has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in the weekly case positivity is noticed. The weekly positivity rate is currently at 8.21% while the daily positivity rate has reduced and is at 6.57% now. It has remained under 10% for nine consecutive days now.

The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 21.85 crore today under the nationwide vaccination drive.

A total of 21,85,46,667 vaccine doses have been administered through 30,91,543 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am Wednesday.
 

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