India reports 26,041 new Covid-19 cases, 276 deaths
New Delhi, Sep 27: India on Monday reported 26,041 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total tally to 3,36,78,786. The death toll climbed to 4,47,194 with 276 daily fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
India's active caseload stands at 2,99,620, lowest in 191 days. More than 86 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.
The recovery of 29,621 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,29,31,972.
Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 97.78%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.
The Active Caseload is presently2,99,620. Active cases presently constitute 0.89% of the country's total Positive Cases.The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of
11,65,006tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 56.44 Cr (56,44,08,251) cumulative tests.
While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.94% remains less than 3% for the last 94 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 2.24%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for last 28 days and below 5% for 111 consecutive days now.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.