Active cases now account for less than 1% of the total cases and currently stands at 0.43%.
New Delhi: India reported 10,929 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours and the country’s active caseload has now dropped to its lowest in 255 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Saturday (November 6, 2021) morning. Active cases now account for less than 1% of the total cases and currently stands at 0.43%.
The daily rise in COVID-19 cases has been below 20,000 for 29 straight days and less than 50,000 daily cases have been reported for 132 consecutive days now.
The Health Ministry informed that 61.39 crore tests have been conducted so far across the country and that the daily positivity rate is currently at 1.35 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is at 1.27 per cent.
The country also saw 392 coronavirus-related deaths and 12,509 recoveries in the last 24 hours. India has so far recorded more than 4.60 lakh fatalities and over 3.37 crore recoveries.
This is noteworthy that India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It then went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
The country’s caseload crossed the grim milestone of two crores on May 4 this year and then three crores on June 23.
Meanwhile, 107.92 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far in India.