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India reported decline in new daily COVID-19 cases. In the last 24 hours 30,549 new cases of the coronavirus and 422 deaths were registered across the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
A government statement said on Tuesday that the country is registering less than 50,000 daily new cases for 37 continuous days and saw a decline of 10,585 cases from Monday when India recorded 41,134 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 424 fatalities.
With 422 more COVID fatalities, India's cumulative death toll now stands at 425,195. With massive vaccination drive and government's preventive approach towards the pandemic, India continues to report decline in both daily new cases and the daily death tolls.
The active COVID caseload in the country stands at 404,958.
India's active caseload has also reported a decline from Monday. Registering a massive cut of 8,760 from Monday of 413,718, India's active COVID caseload stands at 404,958 and recovery rate currently stands at 97.38 per cent. However, the active cases constitute 1.28 per cent of total cases. The weekly positivity rate remains below 5 per cent and is currently at 2.39 per cent. The daily positivity rate continues to remain below 5 per cent for 55 continuous days and currently stands at 1.85 per cent.
According to the government data, a total of 38,887 patients were discharged from hospitals and health centres in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cured to 30,896,354 to date as the virus continued to infect less than 100,000 people over the last 55 days.
The Health Ministry data said that a total of 6,109,587 COVID vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours taking the total vaccination count to 478,544,114 so far. India achieved another milestone on Monday when ICMR study pointed out that Covaxin proved effective in combating the delta variant of the coronavirus.
The total number of samples tested so far has reached 47.12 crore as on August 3.
India's overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,73,69,093 with 24,19,907 active cases and 3,15,235 deaths so far. The South Asian country's overall caseload is now at 27.37 million, while total fatalities are at 315,235, according to health ministry data.
On June 30, India recorded 817 fatalities due to the coronavirus, lowest since April 10, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Thursday. The death figures have crossed 1,000 mark once again after three days.
Thursday is the 30th consecutive day when India reported less than 100,000 new coronavirus cases. The active cases have now come down below 500,000.
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