Home » Health » India reports 1.20 lakh Daily New COVID-19 Cases in last 24 hours, lowest in nearly two months

India reports 1.20 lakh Daily New COVID-19 Cases in last 24 hours, lowest in nearly two months

Newdelhi:5/6/21:India has reported 1,20,529 Daily New Cases in the last 24 hours, its lowest in almost two months (last 58 days). The country has recorded less than 2 lakh Daily New Cases for 9 continuous days now. This is a result of collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs.


India has been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload.The country’s Active Caseload today stands at 15,55,248. The Caseload is below 20 lakhs for five successive days.

A net decline of 80,745 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 5.42%of the country’s total Positive Cases.


India’s Daily Recoveries continue to outnumber the Daily New Cases for the 23rd consecutive day. 1,97,894 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.

77,365 more recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.


Out of the people infected since beginning of the pandemic 2,67,95,549 people have already recovered from COVID-19 &1,97,894 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 93.38%, which is showing an increasing trend.

A total of 20,84,421 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country and cumulatively India has conducted over 36.1 crore (36,11,74,142) tests so far.

While on one side testing has been enhanced across the country, a continued decline in weekly case positivity is noticed. Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 6.89% while the Daily Positivity rate stands at 5.78% today. It has remained less than 10% for 12 consecutive days now.



The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 22.78 Cr today under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. 36,50,080 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

A total of 22,78,60,317 vaccine doses have been administered through 32,00,677 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.

These include:


HCWs 1st Dose 99,45,863
2nd Dose 68,41,480
FLWs 1st Dose 1,60,57,349
2nd Dose 86,38,798
Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 2,59,69,460
2nd Dose 1,19,137
Age Group 45 to 60 years 1st Dose 6,97,94,194
2nd Dose 1,11,93,705
Over 60 years 1st Dose 6,01,85,472
2nd Dose 1,91,14,859
Total 22,78,60,317


About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

Check Also

5T Secretary V K Pandian reviewed the traffic situation in the capital city Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:10/8/22: On the instruction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Secretary To CM (5T) V K Pandian reviewed the traffic situation in the capital city Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. The population of ...