Mumbai: India has reported 14,313 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest in the last 224 days, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Of these, Kerala reported 6,996 COVID-19 cases and 84 deaths in the last 24 hours.
According to the ministry, the total COVID cases in the country are 3,39,85,920, while 4,50,963 people have succumbed to the infection so far. The ministry said that there are 2,14,900 active cases of COVID-19 in the country.
In the last 24 hours, 26,579 people have been cured of the infection, taking the number of people who have recovered to 3,33,20,057. The recovery rate in the country at present is 98.04 per cent, which is the highest since March 2020.
The weekly positivity rate is 1.48 per cent, while the daily positivity rate is 1.21 per cent.
Meanwhile, India conducted 11,81,766 COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours, taking the total COVID tests to 58,50,38,043. Under the nationwide immunization campaign launched earlier this year, 95.89 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given so far.