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Daily Fresh COVID Cases Less Than Three Lakh After 26 Days
Weekly Positivity Rate dips to 18.17% with more than 15.73L tests done in the last 24 hours.
New Delhi, May 17 (TNA) In an encouraging development, daily new COVID cases being registered in India are now less than 3 Lakhs after 26 days. 2,81,386 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.
State-wise number of districts with higher positivity rate is as shown below with Karnataka showing most number of districts (27) with more than 20% positivity rate and Madhya Pradesh consisting highest number of districts (38) with more than 10% positivity rate.
India’s cumulative recoveries have reached 2,11,74,076 today. The National Recovery Rate is 84.81%. 3,78,741 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. Also, 24-hour Recoveries have outnumbered the daily new COVID Cases for the sixth time in last 7 days and consistently in the last 4 days.
On the other front, India’s total Active Caseload has decreased to 35,16,997 on Monday. It now comprises 14.09% of the country's total Positive Cases. A net decline of 1,01,461 cases is recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours. 10 States cumulatively account for 75.04% of India’s total Active Cases.