India reported 6,563 COVID cases in the last 24 hours. Active caseload lowest in 572 days

New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, 6,563 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in the country. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 8,077 people were discharged during the same period, while 132 people died of the infection.

In the last 24 hours, 8,77,055 samples were tested for corona virus.

The active caseload in India was currently at 82,267 which was the lowest in 572 days. Active cases were 0.24 per cent which was less than 1 per cent of the total cases. The daily positivity rate was 0.75 per cent which was less than 2 per cent for the last 77 days while the weekly positivity rate was 0.60 per cent which was less than 1 per cent for the last 36 days.

The recovery rate is currently 98.39 percent, which is the highest since March 2020.

In the last 24 hours, 15,82,079 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered, taking the cumulative figure to 1,87,67,20,359. On Sunday, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Administration said that among all states and union territories of India, it has become the first country to provide both doses of COVID-19 vaccination to 100 per cent of the island’s eligible population.

According to PTI, after six new cases were reported in Maharashtra, while four more cases were detected in Gujarat, the number of omicron type cases in the country has increased to 153. So far 54 cases in Maharashtra, Delhi (22), Rajasthan (17) and Karnataka (14), Telangana (20), Gujarat (11), Kerala (11) with the omicron variant detected in 11 states and union territories Is. Andhra Pradesh (1), Chandigarh (1), Tamil Nadu (1) and West Bengal (1).

AIIMS chief Dr. Randeep Guleria has cautioned against the growing menace of the Omicron variant in the country. “It’s better to be prepared than to escape,” he said.