Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Over 19,000 Cases, 248 Deaths Reported In Last 24 Hours
Active Covid-19 cases in India continued to decline, even as the country's healthcare infrastructure braces for a third wave, projected to peak in October.
As many as 19,740 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. 9. That compares with 23,070 recoveries in the same period. Fresh cases continued to be exceeded by daily recoveries for the thirteenth day.
A total of over 4.5 lakh people have succumbed to the deadly pathogen, with 248 fatalities being reported in the last 24 hours.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,39,35,309
Total number of active cases: 2,36,643
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,32,48,291
Total deaths: 4,50,375
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 19,740
Number of recoveries in a day: 23,070
Deaths recorded in a day: 248
Total vaccine doses administered: 93,99,15,323
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 79,12,202