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India Records 12,428 New COVID-19 Cases in a Day: Lowest in 238 Days

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In the last 24 hours, India registered 12,428 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 238 days, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday, 26 October.

In the same period, 356 new fatalities were reported, which increased the death toll to 4,55,068.

The recovery of 15,951 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally to 3,35,83,318.

Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.19 percent, currently at its highest peak since March 2020.

The active caseload stands at 1,63,816, which is the lowest in 241 days.

Active cases presently constitute 0.48 percent of the country's total positive cases, the lowest since March 2020.

Also in the same period, a total of 11,31,826 tests were conducted across the country.

India has so far conducted over 60.19 crore cumulative tests.

Meanwhile, the weekly positivity rate at 1.24 percent has remained less than 2 percent for the last 32 days now.

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The daily positivity rate stands at 1.10 percent, which has also remained below 2 percent for last 22 days and less than 3 percent for 57 consecutive days now.

With the administration of 64,75,733 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India's COVID inoculation coverage has reached 102.94 crore as of Tuesday morning,

This has been achieved through 1,02,28,502 sessions.

(This story was published from a syndicated feed. Only the headline and picture has been edited by FIT.)

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