India reports spike in daily cases for second consecutive day, Positivity rate remains under 10%
New Delhi: After continuous decline in fresh cases for several weeks, India has witnessed slight spike in cases for the last two days. However, test positivity rate (TPR) has remained under 10 per cent mainly due to rise in number of tests.
According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, India has reported 2.11 lakh fresh cases and 3847 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this, India’s COVID-19 tally has increased to 2,73,69,093 and death toll has risen to 315235.
Meanwhile, 2,83,135 people have recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 2.46 crore. With more number of recoveries than fresh cases, the number of active cases has dropped to 24.19 lakh, a decrease of 75684 in a day.
With more than 21 lakh tests on 26th May, India’s TPR has eased to 9.79 per cent. For the last 3 consecutive days India’s ctest positivity rate has remained under 10 per cent.