India records 18,166 brand-new Covid cases, lowest single-day increase in 7 months


New Delhi: India logged 18,166 new coronavirus infections taking the nation’s overall tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,39,53,475, while the active cases decreased to 2,30,971, the most affordable in 208 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data upgraded on Sunday.

The death toll reached 4,50,589 with 214 fresh casualties, according to the data upgraded at 8 am.

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been listed below 30,000 for 16 straight days.

The active cases comprise 0.68 percent of the overall infections, the least expensive given that March 2020, while the nationwide COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.99 per cent, the highest given that March 2020, the ministry stated.

A decrease of 5,672 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a period of 24 hr.

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 previous 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and went beyond the one-crore mark on December 19.

India crossed the grim turning point of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.

Released at Sat, 09 Oct 2021 23:27:33 -0500