NEW DELHI (XINHUA) – India’s daily COVID-19 caseload yesterday decreased to 2,119, officials said.
According to federal Health Ministry data released yesterday morning, 2,119 new cases of COVID-19 were reported during the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 44,638,636 in the country.
With the reporting of fresh cases, India’s active caseload currently stands at 25,037.
The country also logged 10 related deaths during the past 24 hours, pushing the overall death toll to 528,953 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said. With the increase in cases, the daily positivity rate stands at 1.13 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.97 per cent, the ministry data showed. The ministry said so far 44,084,646 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals, of whom 2,582 were discharged during the past 24 hours.
According to the Health Ministry, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the country has exceeded two billion doses and until yesterday morning 2,195,097,574 doses were administered.
A cumulative total of 899,627,428 samples have been tested up to October 20, the Health Ministry said yesterday.