India Reports 28,326 New COVID-19 Cases, 260 Deaths in Past 24 Hours

The total number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 3,03,476, as on Sunday.

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India on Sunday, 26 September, reported 28,326 new coronavirus cases and 260 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 4,74,984 in the country.

The recovery rate stands at 97.78 percent, which is the highest since March 2020. According to Ministry of Health and Family Affairs data, 26,032 recoveries were reported on Sunday, leading to the total number of recoveries in India to 3,29,02,35.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 3,03,476 and a total of 85,60,81,527 people have been vaccinated as of Sunday.


At least 16,671 cases and 120 deaths were reported in Kerala.

With the number of coronavirus cases reducing in all states except Kerala, Maharashtra announced that movie theatres will be allowed to function from 22 October.

Earlier, on Friday, the state also announced that all places of worship in the state will reopen on 7 October.

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