Coronavirus update: India logs 10,197 new Covid-19 cases; recovery rate at 98.28 pc

By Rajan Nath -- November 17, 2021 10:11 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Coronavirus India update: India logged 10,197 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.

The country also reported 12,134 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking the recovery tally to 3,38,73,890.

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The recovery rate is currently at 98.28 percent, which is the highest since March 2020. India's active caseload stands at 1,28,555, the lowest in 527 days.

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Of the 10,197 new cases, 12,134 recoveries, and 301 deaths in the last 24 hours, Kerala reported 5516 cases, 6705 recoveries, and 39 deaths.

The active cases account for less than 1 percent of total cases, currently at 0.37 percent and it is the lowest since March 2020, the health ministry stated while giving coronavirus update about India.

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As per the health ministry, the daily positivity rate stands at 0.82 percent. It has remained below 2 percent for the last 44 days while the weekly positivity rate is at 0.96 percent, less than 2 percent for the last 54 days.

India has tested 62.70 crore samples for Covid-19 so far. More than 113.68 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

-PTC News

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