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Active COVID-19 cases in country lowest in 248 days

COVID 19

New Delhi, November 1: With 12,514 people testing positive for coronavirus in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,42,85,814, while the active cases declined to 1,58,817, the lowest in 248 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.


The death toll climbed to 4,58,437 with 251 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infection has been below 20,000 for 24 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 127 consecutive days now.
The active cases comprise 0.46% of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.20%, the ministry said.
A decline of 455 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 106.31 crore.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,36,68,560, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.34 per cent.
As many as 8,81,379 tests were conducted on Sunday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 60,92,01,294.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.42%. It has been less than two per cent for last 28 days. The weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 1.17%. It has been below two per cent for the last 38 days, according to the ministry.


The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 106.31 crore. (PTI)

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