India reports 7974 new Covid-19 cases


Posted on 16 December 2021


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In the previous 24 hours, 7,974 new cases have been reported. The recovery of 7,948 patients in the last 24 hours brings the total number of patients recovered since the start of the pandemic to 3,41,54,879. As a result, India's recovery rate has risen to 98.38%, the highest since March 2020. The number of active cases in India is currently 87,245. Active cases account for 0.25 percent of all Positive Cases in the country, the lowest level since March 2020. The testing capacity in the Country continues to grow. A total of 12,16,011 tests were performed in the last 24 hours. In total, India has conducted about 66.02 Cr (66,02,47,762) tests. Despite increased testing capacity across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate of 0.64 percent has remained below 1 percent for the past 32 days. The Daily Positivity Rate was reported at 0.57 percent. For the past 73 days, the daily Positivity rate has been below 2 percent, and for the past 108 days, it has been below 3 percent.


Key Points

  • In the previous 24 hours, 7,974 new cases have been reported.

  • The Daily Positivity Rate was reported at 0.57 percent.