India reports 26,727 fresh Covid cases, 277 deaths 

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India on Friday reported 26,727 fresh Covid cases and 277 deaths in the last 24 hrs, pushing the total  A total of 277 deaths were also registered in the same time span across the country, as per the health bulletin shared by the Union Health Ministry. The death toll stands at 4,48,339 in the country, as per the data shared by the Union Health Ministry.

The active cases have seen a decilne of total 1,796 cases in the last 24 hrs, making the total  India’s active caseload to 2,75,224 which accounts for less than of one per cent of total covid cases of India, as per the Union Health Ministry updates.The total active cases in India is 0.82 per cent of the total cases which is lowest in the last 196 days. 

India’s recovery rate from the ongoing pandemic currently stands at 97. 86 per cent which is highest since March 2020. As per the health bulletin, the number of daily recoveries from the pandemic have also registered a rise. The recovery of 28,246 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients to 3,30,43,144.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 15,20,899 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 57.04 Cr (57,04,77,338) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.70% remains less than 3% for the last 98 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 1.76%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 32 days and below 5% for 115 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 64,40,451 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 89 Cr (89,02,08,007) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.  This has been achieved through 86,46,674 sessions.