Covid case update: India reports 2,858 new cases

14 May, 2022 | Vaishali Sharma

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed 2,858 new cases of COVID-19 across India in the previous 24 hours. “The weekly positivity rate in the country currently stands at 0.66 per ...

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed 2,858 new cases of COVID-19 across India in the previous 24 hours.

“The weekly positivity rate in the country currently stands at 0.66 per cent and the daily positivity rate is reported to be 0.59 per cent,” read the statement. It further said that the country has reported 3,355 recoveries and 11 Covid deaths, in the last 24 hours, on the conduct of 4,86,963 tests. With this, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.74 per cent.

As per the ministry statement, the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) is now at 4,25,76,815.

“India’s Active Caseload currently stands at 18,096. Active cases now constitute 0.04 per cent of the country’s total positive cases,” it said.

So far, over 84.34 Cr (84,34,31,758) cumulative tests have been conducted, of which a total of 4,86,963 tests were done in the last 24 hours, alone.

As per the provisional data till 7 AM today, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 191.15 Cr (1,91,15,90,370), which has been achieved through 2,38,96,925 sessions.