Covid-19: India reports 18,166 new cases & 214 deaths in 24 hours

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October 10

India reported 18,166 new Covid-19 cases during the past 24 hours pushing the country’s total cases to 3,39,53,475.

The death toll reached 4,50,589 with 214 more fatalities, as informed by the Union Health Ministry.

The recovery of 23,624 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,32,71,915.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.99%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.

The Active Caseload is presently 2,30,971, which is the lowest in 208 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.68% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.42 per cent, which has been below three per cent for the last 41 days. The weekly positivity rate, too, at 1.57 per cent was less than 3 per cent for the last 107 days.

Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that till now 58.25 crore (58,25,95,693) samples have been tested for the coronavirus. Of this, 12,83,212 were tested on Saturday.

The country has so far vaccinated 94,70,10,175 people with 66,85,415 being given a jab in the past day. This has been achieved through 92,12,314 sessions.


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