As many 39,796 new COVID-19 cases were reported in India in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry on Monday.
This is the ninth consecutive day with less than 50,000 new cases reported in a day. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the recovery rate of the country has climbed to 97.11%.
With 42,352 recoveries in the last 24 hours, daily recoveries continued to outnumber the daily new cases for the 53rd consecutive day.
The cumulative active cases now stand at 4,82,071.
With substantially ramped up testing capacity across the country, a total of 15,22,504 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The country has conducted 41,97,77,457 tests so far.
Around 35.28 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the ongoing nationwide vaccination drive.
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