Active coronavirus cases in India at its lowest in last 203 days

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Coronavirus Case tally in India improving (Image: Pixabay)
Coronavirus Case tally in India improving (Image: Pixabay)

New Delhi : The active cases of coronavirus in India have declined to 2,46,687, the lowest in 203 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. For the 12th straight day, the number of daily coronavirus cases remained below 30,000 mark.

In the last 24 hours, India has registered 18,833 new cases of coronavirus infections. The death toll climbed to 4,49,538 with 278 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The active cases of coronavirus comprises to 0.73 per cent of the total cases. India's recovery rate stands at 97.94, which is highest since March 2020.

As many as 14,09,825 tests were conducted on Tuesday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 57,68,03,867.

The daily positivity rate has been recorded at 1.34 per cent. For the last 37 days, it has remained less than 3 per cent.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,31, 75,656, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent.

Published : 2021-10-06 11:00:55
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