New Delhi: India records 3,205 new coronavirus cases along with 31 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The number of active cases to 19,509 and the overall tally to 4,30,88,118, the data released at 8 am also showed that 31 fatalities were reported in a 24-hour span, taking the overall death toll to 5,23,920.
An increase of 372 cases has been recorded in the active caseload which now stand at 19,509, according to the data.
The active cases constitute 0.05 per cent of the total infections, the health ministry said, adding the country’s Coronavirus recovery rate is 98.74 per cent.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.98 per cent while the weekly figure was recorded at 0.76 per cent, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease rose to 4,25,44,689, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 per cent.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive has exceeded 189.48 crore.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. It crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.
Warangal Police Commissioner Tarun Joshi has suspended Warangal rural women’s police station Inspector G Satish Kumar following corruption allegations.
A doctor was charred to death in a fire accident in a private hospital in Renigunta on Sunday morning. The condition of his daughter and son is critical.
Senior Congress leader Aryadan Mohammed (87) passed away at Kozhikode after a brief illness. Aryadan was considered the ‘Chanakya’ of Kerala’s Congress politics. He was a minister in the A.K. Antony cabinet and in the Oommen Chandy government and also in the CPI-M-led left the government of E.K. Nayanar.
Gold rates today in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kerala, Visakhapatnam, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Mumbai have been slashed.
Bathukamma will be celebrated on a grand scale at People’s Plaza, PV Narasimha Rao Marg, on September 30 and MLC K Kavitha was invited for it by Mayor G Vijaya Laxmi and Deputy Mayor Mothe Srilatha Shoban Reddy.