Corona: 18,166 New Cases Reported in India
New Delhi: India logged 18,166 new corona infections taking the country’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,39,53,475, while the active cases declined to 2,30,971, the lowest in 208 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.
The death toll climbed to 4,50,589 with 214 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 16 straight days.
The active cases comprise 0.68 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.99 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
A decrease of 5,672 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
As many as 12,83,212 tests were conducted on Saturday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 58,25,95,693 .
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.42 per cent. It has been less than three per cent for last 41 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.57 per cent.
It has been below three per cent for the last 107 days, according to the ministry. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,32,71,915, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 94.70 crore.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
A team of several Ministers today filed a set of nominations for the post of TRS president for incumbent K Chandrasekhar Rao. They submitted the nominations in the name of K Chandrasekhar Rao for the president post of the TRS at Telangana Bhavan here.
Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar presented the Dak Sewa Awards for the year 2021 at a function held today.
The Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan (RCHD), along with partner clubs launched Project Sumitra in the city on Sunday evening.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president and Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today said that the TRS will win Huzurabad bypoll.
Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan today felicitated Surgical Oncologist Dr Suryanarayana Raju.
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