Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Active Case Load Declines As Fresh Cases Stay Below 15,000
India's daily infection rate stayed below 15,000 for the second straight day, as the country's vaccination drive approaches the 100-crore doses landmark.
As many as 13,956 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Oct. 16. That compares with 19,582 recoveries in the same period.
Active cases also continued on their downward trajectory, with the tally now standing at 1.89 lakh, the lowest it has been since March 11.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,40,81,315
Total number of active cases: 1,89,694
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,34,39,331
Total deaths: 4,52,290
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 13,956
Number of recoveries in a day: 19,582
Deaths recorded in a day: 166
Total vaccine doses administered: 97,79,47,783
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 12,05,162