Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Lowest Number Of New Cases Reported In 209 Days
India reported the lowest number of new Covid-19 cases in more than 200 days, in a relief to the country's healthcare system bracing for a third wave.
18,346 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. 5, the lowest since March 10.
Active cases dropped further to 2.52 lakh, accounting for just 0.75% of the total tally. The weekly positivity rate has also remained below 3% for more than a 100 days.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,38,53,048
Total number of active cases: 2,52,902
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,31,50,886
Total deaths: 4,49,620
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 18,346
Number of recoveries in a day: 29,639
Deaths recorded in a day: 263
Total vaccine doses administered: 91,54,65,826
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 72,51,419
263 patients succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours, taking the country's death toll close to 4.5 lakh.