India reports 14,306 new COVID-19 cases, 18,762 in last 24 hours
Coronavirus India Update: India reported 14,306 new Covid-19 cases and 18,762 in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.
With this, the active caseload in the country stands at 1,67,695, which is the lowest in 239 days. The active cases account for less than 1 percent of total cases, currently at 0.49 percent, which is the lowest since March 2020.
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Also, the recovery rate is highest since the beginning of the pandemic and is currently at 98.18 percent, the ministry stated while giving coronavirus update about India.
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The weekly positivity rate stood at 1.24 percent and the daily positivity rate at 1.43 percent.
The country has so far conducted over 60.07 crore tests.
Meanwhile, more than 102.27 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
On the other hand, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the coronavirus pandemic will come to an end when all the countries start using the available health tools effectively.