Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Lowest Number Of New Cases Reported In 214 Days
India reported the lowest number of new Covid-19 cases in 214 days, in a relief to the country's healthcare system bracing for a third wave.
18,166 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. 10, the lowest since March 10.
Active cases dropped further to 2.30 lakh, which is the lowest in 208 days and is 0.68% of the country's total positive cases, the ministry said. The weekly positivity rate has also remained below 3% for the last 107 days.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,39,53,475
Total number of active cases: 2,30,971
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,32,71,915
Total deaths: 4,50,589
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 18,166
Number of recoveries in a day: 23,624
Deaths recorded in a day: 214
Total vaccine doses administered: 94,70,10,175
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 66,85,145
A total of over 4.50 lakh people have succumbed to the deadly pathogen, with 214 fatalities being reported in the last 24 hours.