India records 20,799 fresh COVID-19 cases, active count lowest in 200 days - SARKARI JOB INDIAN

India records 20,799 fresh COVID-19 cases, active count lowest in 200 days

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New Delhi: India logged 20,799 new COVID-19 cases and 180 fatalities in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry on Monday (October 4, 2021). 

While the coronavirus caseload has reached 3,38,34,702, the death toll in the country mounted to 4,48,997. The country also recorded 26,718 recoveries taking the total recoveries to 3,31,21,247, as per Health Ministry’s data. 

The total active cases of COVID-19 in India dipped down to 2,64,458, the lowest in 200 days. 

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Meanwhile, the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.89 percent, the highest since March 2020. The weekly positivity rate is at 1.63 percent, less than 3 per cent for the last 101 days, while the daily positivity rate stands at 2.10 percent, less than 3 percent for the last 35 days.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 57,42,52,400 samples have been tested up to October 3rd for COVID-19. Of these 9,91,676 samples were tested on Sunday.

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