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India records 8,488 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, lowest in 538 days

22/11/2021 at 3:57 PM

New Delhi, Nov 22: India reported a total of 8,488 new corona virus cases, the lowest single-day spike in 538 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday. Also in the same period, 249 people have succumbed to the death.

According to the Union Health Ministry’s data, the active cases in the country currently stands at 1.18 lakh. Active cases presently constitute less than 0.34 per cent of the country’s total positive cases.

India’s recovery rate currently stands at 98.31 percent.

A total of 12,510 people have recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, pushing the total recovery to 3.39 crore.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be increasing. India has conducted 7.83 lakh tests in last 24 hours.

India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 116.87 crore. Under the mass vaccination drive, a total of 32.99 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

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