India reports 1,957 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

New Delhi, October 11: India reported 1,957 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, against 2,424 Covid cases recorded on the previous day, said the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.

In the same period, the country has recorded eight more Covid-19 deaths, taking the death toll to 5,28,822 as per the report.

Meanwhile, the active caseload presently stands at 27,374 cases, accounting for 0.06 percent of the country’s total positive cases.

The recovery of 2,654 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,40,60,198. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.75 percent.

Meanwhile, India’s daily positivity rate has been reported to be 0.71 percent, while the weekly positivity rate currently also stands at 1.21 percent.

Also in the same period, a total of 2,76,125 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 89.73 crores.

As of Tuesday morning, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 219.04 crores.

Over 4.10 crore adolescents have been administered a first dose of the Covid-19 jab since the beginning of the vaccination drive for this age bracket.

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