India reports 12,830 new Covid cases, 446 deaths

New Delhi Published: Oct 31, 2021, 12:40 PM(IST)

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The active caseload stands at 1,59, 272, which is the lowest in the last 247 days

In the last 24 hours, India registered 12,830 new COVID-19 cases and 446 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.

The new fatalities increased the nationwide death toll to 4,58,186, according to the Ministry.

The recovery of 14,667 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally to 3,36,55,842. Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.20 per cent.

The active caseload stands at 1,59, 272, which is the lowest in the last 247 days.

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Active cases presently constitute 0.46 per cent of the country's total positive cases, the lowest since March 2020.

Also in the same period, a total of 11,35,142 tests were conducted across the country.

India has so far conducted over 60.83 crore cumulative tests.

Meanwhile, the weekly positivity rate at 1.18 per cent has remained less than 2 per cent for the last 37 days now.

The daily positivity rate stands at 1.13 per cent, which has also remained below 2 per cent for last 27 days and less than 3 per cent for 62 consecutive days now.

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With the administration of 68,04,806 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's covid inoculation coverage has reached 106.14 crore as of Sunday morning,

This has been achieved through 1,06,01,975 sessions.

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