India has reported 34,703 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest in 111 days, informed the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.
With this, the South Asian country's active caseload has declined to 4,64,357, which is the lowest in 101 days. The active cases constitute 1.52 percent of the total cases.
Total recoveries touched 2,97,52,294, including 51,864 patients who recovered during the last 24 hours. As per the ministry, the daily recoveries continued to outnumber the daily new cases for the 54th consecutive day. With this, the recovery rate has increased to 97.17 per cent.
Meanwhile, India commenced its COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 16 this year. To date, 35.75 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under nationwide vaccination drive.