Active Covid-19 Cases in Country Lowest in 216 Days, 379 Fresh Deaths Reported


New Delhi: India logged 16,862 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,40,37,592, while the active cases declined to 2,03,678, the most affordable in 216 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The death toll climbed to 4,51,814 with 379 fresh deaths, according to the information updated at 8 am.The daily rise in brand-new coronavirus infections has actually been listed below 30,000 for 21 straight days and less than 50,000 everyday brand-new cases have been reported for 110 consecutive days now. The active cases make up 0.60 per cent of the overall infections, the most affordable since March 2020, while the nationwide COVID-19 recovery rate was tape-recorded at 98.07 percent, the greatest considering that March 2020, the ministry said.A decrease of 2,908 cases has actually been taped in the active COVID-19

caseload in a span of 24 hours. As many as 11,80,148 tests were carried out on Thursday taking the total cumulative tests performed up until now for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 58,88,44,673. The everyday positivity rate was recorded at 1.43 percent.

It has been less than 3 percent for last 46 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.42 per cent. It has actually been listed below 3 per cent for the last 112 days, according to the ministry. The number of individuals who have actually recuperated from the disease rose to 3,33,82,100, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent. The cumulative doses administered in the country up until now under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has surpassed 97.14 crore.India’s COVID-19 tally had actually crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5

and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on Might 4 and 3 crore on June 23. The 379 new deaths include 174 from Haryana, 96 from Kerala and 35 from Maresharashtra. Haryana included the death figures after the report of the State Death Audit Committee, the ministry stated. A total of 4,51,814 deaths have been reported up until now in the country including 1,39,705 from Maharashtra, 37,922 from Karnataka, 35,853 from Tamil Nadu, 26,667 from Kerala, 25,089 from Delhi, 22,897 from Uttar Pradesh and 18,945 from West Bengal.The ministry worried that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.”Our figures are being fixed up with the Indian Council of Medical Research Study,”the ministry stated on its

site, adding that state-wise circulation of figures undergoes additional confirmation and reconciliation. Read all the current News, Breaking News and Coronavirus News here. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Telegram.Published at Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:48:35 -0500