Mumbai: According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), India’s total active caseload has fallen to 1.7 lakh (1,69,824) on Saturday.
The ministry said that the current active caseload now has less than 1.6 per cent, which is only 1.58 per cent of India’s total positive cases.
It states that nine states and union territories have higher weekly positivity rates than the national average. Kerala has the highest weekly positivity rate of 12.20 per cent, followed by Chhattisgarh at 7.30 per cent.
🔶 India’s Active Cases drops to less than 1.7 lakh today; now consists just 1.58% of Total Positive Cases
🔷 Over 5,70,000 vaccinations conducted for two successive days
— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) January 30, 2021
In addition, the weekly average rate in 27 states and union territories is lower than the national average. “With the steady increase in cumulative recovery, India’s recovery rate has reached almost 97 per cent (96.98 per cent),” the ministry said.
The total cumulative recoveries are 1,04,09,160, 14,808 patients were cured and discharged in the last 24 hours.
The ministry said that India has also significantly increased its COVID-19 inoculation drive and more than 5.7 lakh people have been successfully vaccinated for the last 2 days.
“As of 8:00 am on January 30, 2021, over 35 lakh (35,00,027) beneficiaries have received immunization under the COVID19 vaccination practice across the country.”
According to MoHFW, in the last 24 hours, 5,71,974 people were vaccinated in 10,809 sessions. So far 63,687 sessions have been held.
In addition, 85.10 per cent of the newly recovered cases are concentrated in 10 states and union territories. Kerala has reported the maximum number of single-day recoveries with 6,398 newly recovered cases. 2,613 people were recovered in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, followed by 607 in Karnataka. In the last 24 hours, 13,083 daily new cases were reported and 61.95% of these cases were from 6 states and union territories.
It states that 6,268 new cases are reported daily in Kerala. This is followed by Maharashtra with 2,771, while Tamil Nadu recorded 509 new cases. “137 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours and 83.94 per cent of deaths occurred in seven states and union territories.” Maharashtra had the highest number of 56 accidents, followed by 22 daily deaths in Kerala and 11 in Punjab.