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India records 12,830 new COVID-19 cases, 10% lower than yesterday

By Priyanka Verma 
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India records 12,830 new COVID-19 cases, 10% lower than yesterday

India recorded 12,830 new COVID-19 cases and 446 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry’s data updated on Sunday. The active cases declined to 1,59,272, the lowest since March 2020.The recovery rate is currently at 98.20 per cent.

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At least 14,667 people have recovered in the last 24 hours. The total number of people who have recovered is 3,36,55,842.Active cases account for less than 1 per cent of total cases, currently at 0.46% per cent.The active caseload stands at 1,59,272, which is the lowest in 247 days.

Over 11 lakh samples were tested for COVID-19 on October 30 taking the total samples tested to 60.83 crore, informed the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Sunday.

Kerala registered 7,427 new COVID-19 cases and 62 deaths. Among the districts, Thiruvananthapuram recorded the highest number of cases in the state today–1,001, followed by Kozhikode with 997 cases and Ernakulam with 862 cases.

For the second consecutive day the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands did not record any new COVID-19 case.

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Nagaland on Saturday reported 20 fresh COVID-19 cases, 19 less than the previous day, with the tally rising to 31,831. Nagaland now has 222 active COVID-19 cases while 1,042 coronavirus patients migrated to other states.Maharashtra had 1,130 new coronavirus cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours.Daily positivity rate of 1.13 per cent is less than 2 per cent for the last 27 days.

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