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India sees fall in daily Covid tally at 10,229; active cases lowest in 17 mths

 Published on Nov 15, 2021 09:32 AM IST

Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Nearly 12,000 patients recovered and 125 died due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative count of recoveries and deaths to 33,849,785 and 463,655 respectively.

 

India's daily tally of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) declined further on Monday after 10,229 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 34,447,536, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare.

 

Nearly 12,000 patients recovered and 125 died due to the viral disease in the same period, taking the cumulative count of recoveries and deaths to 33,849,785 and 463,655 respectively.

 

Active cases, which constitute 0.39 per cent of the caseload, stand at 134,096 and have been the lowest in 17 months, the ministry said in a release. The overall Covid-19 recovery rate, meanwhile, stands at 98.26 per cent, the highest since March last year.

 

Monday's caseload is 1,042 less than that of Sunday's when 11,271 people were detected as Covid-19 positive. The toll on Monday is also 160 less than that of Sunday's when 285 patients died. 

 

Over 624.6 million samples have been tested for Covid-19 in the country so far. 

 

On the vaccination front, more than 1.12 billion doses have been administered in total. Of these, over 3 million doses were administered in the last 24 hours. 

 

(Source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/india-sees-fall-in-daily-covid-tally-at-10-229-active-cases-lowest-in-17-mths-101636948265089.html)