COVID-19 Landmark: India’s Active Cases Fall Below 2% For First Time
New Delhi: The country continued reporting a downfall in daily new COVID-19 cases and consequential decline in active cases.
For the first time, India’s share of active cases within the total positive cases has shrunk below 2% (1.98%), the Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Sunday.
The active caseload of the country has fallen to 2,08,826, it added.
According to data released by the ministry, 15,144 daily cases were recorded in the last 24 hours. The daily new cases have been below 20,000 for the past 10 days.
Besides, 17,170 new recoveries were registered during the last 24 hours.
The share of recovered cases stands at 96.58%. The total recovered cases are 10,196,885. They exceed the active cases by 99,88,059 (48.83 times more), the ministry said.
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