India reports 8,865 new COVID cases, 197 deaths; active caseload lowest in 525 days


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India reports 8,865 new COVID cases in 24 hours

India reported 8,865 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which is the lowest in 287 days, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. With this, India’s active caseload stands at 1,30,793, which is the lowest in 525 days.

The country’s active cases account for less than 1 per cent of total cases and it is currently at 0.38 per cent, the lowest since March 2020.

The recovery rate is currently at 98.27 per cent, which is the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.

As per the health ministry, the country has so far conducted over 62.57 crore total tests.

Meanwhile, 112.97 corer vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 

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