Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Fresh Cases Drop Below 15,000; 181 Deaths Recorded
India reported the fewest number of new Covid-19 infections in more than seven months, bringing down the country's active case load.
14,313 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. 12, the lowest since March 2.
That compares with 26,579 recoveries in the same period. Recoveries now account for for more than 98% of India's total tally, the highest since March 2020.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,39,85,920
Total number of active cases: 2,14,900
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,33,20,057
Total deaths: 4,50,963
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 14,313
Number of recoveries in a day: 26,579
Deaths recorded in a day: 181
Total vaccine doses administered: 95,89,78,049
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 65,86,092
Use Of Covaxin Recommended For 2-18 Year-Olds: ANI
The subject expert committee on vaccines has given a recommendation to Drugs Controller General of India for the use of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for 2-18 year olds, tweeted news agency ANI citing official sources.