With 83,876 new Covid cases, India's daily cases drop below 1 lakh after 32 daystext_fields
New Delhi: India recorded 83,876 new Covid-19 cases, 895 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total death toll to 5,02,874, according to the data released by the Ministry of Health on Monday. This is the first time in around 32 days that daily cases have dropped below one lakh.
The active cases stand at 11,08,938.
The top five states which have registered maximum cases are Kerala with 26,729 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 9,666 cases, Karnataka with 8,425 cases, Tamil Nadu with 6,120 cases and Madhya Pradesh with 5,171 cases.
Atleast 66.9% of the new cases reported are from these five states, with Kerala alone responsible for 31.87% of the new cases.
A decrease of 1,16,073 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The country also recorded 1,99,054 recoveries today, taking the total number of recoveries to 4,06,60,202.
The active cases comprise 2.62 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 96.19 per cent.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 7.25 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 9.18 per cent, according to the ministry.
India administered a total of 14,70,053 doses in the last 24 hours.
Additionally, the cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive have exceeded 169.63 crore. As many as 11,56,363 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours to detect the presence of the virus.
Meanwhile, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 394.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.73 million and vaccinations to over 10.05 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.