Coronavirus update: India logs 10,302 new cases in last 24 hours

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 20, 2021 10:44 am -- Updated:November 20, 2021 10:50 am
Coronavirus update: India reported 10,302 new Covid-19 cases and 267 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.

Out of these, Kerala reported 5,754 new cases of Covid-19 infection and 49 deaths. As per the latest update on coronavirus, India's active caseload stands at 1,24,868, which now account for less than 1 per cent of total cases, currently at 0.36 per cent, the lowest since March 2020.

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With 11,787 people recovering in the last 24 hours, the recovery tally has gone up to 3,39,09,708. The recovery rate is currently at 98.29 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

As per the health ministry, the daily positivity rate stands at 0.96per cent. It has remained below 2 per cent for the last 47 days while the weekly positivity rate is at 0.93 per cent, less than 2 per cent for the last 57 days.

India has tested 63.05 crore samples for coronavirus so far. More than 115.79 crore vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive to prevent Covid spread.

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Meanwhile, Delhi reported 30 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of active cases to 325, said the state health bulletin on Friday.

As per the state health bulletin, a total of 67 persons recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 14,15,185. No death was reported in the city in the last 24 hours. The total number of fatalities remains unchanged at 25,095. The case fatality rate in the national capital is 1.74 per cent.

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The cumulative caseload of Delhi stands at 14,40,605 while the cumulative positivity rate is 4.75 per cent.

Meanwhile, a total of 96,556 vaccine doses were administered in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of beneficiaries in the city to 2,16,48,250.

-PTC News

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