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Covid Positivity Rate falls from 15.7 % to 11.6 %: 1.67 Lakh new cases

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India registered 1, 67,059 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours. There is a 20% decrease from yesterday’s percentage of 2.09 lakh. A total of 1,192 new fatalities were also reported within the same time period.

The additional Covid cases brought the country’s overall infection tally to 4, 14, 69,499, keeping India as the world’s second worst-affected country after the United States. The highest daily death toll today brings the country’s overall death toll to 4.96 lakh, including a backlog of 638 deaths registered in Kerala.

The daily positivity rate is based on the total percentage of coronavirus tests that come back positive. This is considered a vital indicator of the pandemic’s condition that has declined to 11.6 percent from 15.7 percent, while the weekly positivity rate is 15.25 percent.

India’s active caseload currently stands at 17.43 lakh cases, comprising 4.2 per cent of total infections in the country. The national COVID-19 recovery rate is presently at 94.6 per cent.

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