India’s active cases comes down to 1,07,019, lowest in 541 days

PTI | | Updated on: Nov 27, 2021
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The death toll has climbed to 4,67,933 with 465 daily fatalities

India saw a single-day rise of 8,318 new coronavirus infections taking the country’s tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,45,63,749, while the active cases have declined to 1,07,019, the lowest in 541 days, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.

The death toll has climbed to 4,67,933 with 465 daily fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 50 continuous days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 153 consecutive days now.

Active Covid cases have declined to 1,07,019 comprising 0.31 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.34 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the health ministry said.

A decrease of 3,114 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily Covid positivity rate was recorded at 0.86 per cent. It has been less than 2 per cent for the last 54 days.

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Weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 0.88 per cent. It has been below 1 per cent for the last 13 days, according to the health ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from Covid surged to 3,39,88,797, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.35 per cent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 121.06 crore.

Published on November 27, 2021

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