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India records lowest new Covid-19 cases, fatalities after 237 days

In the last 24 hours, 4,08,305 people were vaccinated across 7,764 sessions

India crossed a crucial milestone in its fight against the Covid-19 global pandemic with daily new cases – 9,102 added to the national tally in the last 24 hours – touching a new low after 237 days. The daily new cases were 9,304 on June 4, 2020.

With a sustained, pro-active and calibrated strategy of the Centre based on ‘whole of government’ and ‘whole of society’ approach, the daily new cases have seen a consistent decline. This has ensured a steady fall in daily fatalities too. The country has recorded less than 120 (117) fatalities in the last 24 hours after more than eight months (8 months, 9 days).

India’s active caseload has fallen to 1,77,266 today. The share of active cases in the total positive cases has further compressed to 1.66 per cent of the cumulative caseload.

A net decline of 6,916 cases has been recorded in the total active cases in last 24 hours.

India's active cases per million population is lowest in the world (128). Germany, Russia, Brazil, Italy, UK and USA have much higher cases per million population.

India’s cases per million population is also amongst the lowest in the world (7,736).

As on today, till 8 AM, 20,23,809 beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide Covid-19 vaccination exercise.

In the last 24 hours, 4,08,305 people were vaccinated across 7,764 sessions. As many as 36,378 sessions have been conducted so far.

The total recovered cases are 1.03 crore (1,03,45,985) today which translates to a recovery rate of 96.90 per cent. The gap between recovered cases and active cases continues to grow and presently stands at 1,01,68,719. In the last 24 hours, 15,901 cases have recovered with 83.68 per cent of the new recovered cases concentrated in nine States/UTs.

Kerala has reported the maximum number of single day recoveries with 5,606 recoveries. Maharashtra follows with 3,080 new recoveries. Karnataka recorded another 1,036 daily recoveries.

81.76 per cent of the new cases are concentrated in 8 States and UTs with Kerala reporting the maximum daily new cases numbering 3,361 in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra recorded 1,842 new cases while Tamil Nadu reported 540 new cases yesterday.

Five States/UTs account for 63.25 per cent of the 117 case fatalities reported in the past 24 hours.

Maharashtra reported 30 deaths. Kerala and Chhattisgarh follow with 17 and 13 new deaths, respectively.

India’s deaths per million population (111) are amongst the lowest in the world.