Coronavirus update: India logs 12,428 new Covid-19 cases, lowest in 238 days

By Rajan Nath -- October 26, 2021 10:15 am -- Updated:October 26, 2021 2:51 pm

Coronavirus India update: India logged 12,428 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which is the lowest in 238 days, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.

The country's active caseload stands at 1,63,816, which is the lowest in 241 days. The active cases account for less than 1 percent of total cases and are currently at 0.48 percent, which is the lowest since March 2020.

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With 15,951 recoveries in the last 24 hours, India's recovery rate stands at 98.19 percent, which is the highest since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Coronavirus update: India reports 15,906 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

Also, the weekly positivity rate is at 1.24 percent while the daily positivity rate remained at 1.10 percent, the ministry stated while giving coronavirus update about India.

The country has so far conducted over 60.19 crore COVID tests. Meanwhile, under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, more than 102.94 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the country.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare also stated that over 107.22 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and union territories so far through the direct state procurement category.

"More than 107.22 crore (1,07,22,96,865) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category," it said.

The ministry said that 12,37,18,504 balance and unutilized COVID vaccine doses are still available with the states and union territories to be administered.

-PTC News

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