India logs 18,987 fresh COVID cases, over 19,000 recoveries in 24 hours; active cases decline to 2.06 lakh
India recorded brand-new 18,987 cases of the unique coronavirus, along with 246 deaths due to the infection in the previous 24 hr. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday, the country saw an overall of 19,808 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the overall recovery rate at around 98.06 per cent and overall recoveries to 3,33,62,709.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India somewhat dipped to 2,06,586, the ministry data showed.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 58,76,64,525 samples have actually been tested up to October 13 for COVID-19. Of these 13,01,083 samples were checked on Wednesday.
The overall death toll in the nation is now at 4,51,435. In India, the very first death due to COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
Meanwhile, Kerala on Wednesday reported 11,079 fresh COVID cases and 123 deaths, taking the total caseload to 48,20,698 and casualties to 26,571. The state has been revealing a decline in the daily fresh cases after crossing the 30,000-mark post-Onam festival in August.
With 9,972 more individuals recuperating from the virus considering that Tuesday, the overall healings touched 46,95,904 and the active cases dropped to 97,630, a state government release said As lots of as 89,995 samples were evaluated in the last 24 hr.
Also, on Wednesday, more than 97.79 crore COVID-19 vaccine dosages have actually been supplied to states and UTs so far, the Union Health Ministry said.
Over 8.43 crore balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, it said. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through the schedule of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine schedule to states and UTs for enabling much better preparation by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain, the ministry stated.
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Published at Wed, 13 Oct 2021 23:16:25 -0500