NEW DELHI: India saw a single-day rise of 25,166 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 154 days, taking the tally to 3,22,50,679, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 97.51 per cent, the highest since March, according to the latest Health Ministry data on Tuesday.
With 88.13 lakh doses given in the last 24 hours, India saw a new single-day vaccination record, reports NDTV.
The active cases have declined to 3,69,846, the lowest in 146 days. It comprises 1.15 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, the Health Ministry said.
Also, 15,63,985 tests were conducted on Monday, taking the cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 49,66,29,524. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.61 per cent. It has been less than three per cent for the last 22 days.
The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.98 per cent. It has been below three per cent for the last 53 days, according to the Health Ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,14,48,754, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated.
Cumulatively, 55.47 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive so far with more than 88.13 lakh doses being administered in the last 24 hours, which is the highest ever vaccination achieved in a single day, the ministry said.
India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.