India registers 15,786 new Covid-19 Cases & 231 deaths


October 22

India reported 15,786 fresh Covid-19 cases during last 24 hours. Also, 231 deaths have been recorded in the same time period, taking overall death toll so far to 4,53,042.

The recovery of 18,641 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,35,14,449.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.16%. Recovery Rate is currently at its highest peak since March 2020.

The Active Caseload remains below 2 lakh mark and is presently at 1,75,745 which is lowest in 232 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.51% of the country’s total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 13,24,263 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 59.70 Cr (59,70,66,481) cumulative tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.31% remains less than 3% for the last 119 days now.

The Daily Positivity rate reported to be1.19%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below3% for last 53 days and below 5% for 136 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 61,27,277 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 inoculation coverage has reached 100.59 crore.

This has been achieved through 99,59,884 sessions.


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