New Delhi, September 26: India records 4,129 new coronavirus cases along with 20 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
In the same period, taking the national fatalities tally to 5,28,530 as per the report.
The active caseload presently stands at 43,415 cases, accounting for 0.10 percent of the country’s total positive cases. The recovery of 4,688 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,40,00,298.
Meanwhile, India’s daily positivity rate has been reported to be 2.51 percent, while the weekly positivity rate currently also stands at 1.61 percent.
Also in the same period, a total of 1,64,377 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 89.38 crores. As of Monday morning, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 217.68 crores.
Over 4.09 crore adolescents have been administered a first dose of Covid-19 jab since the beginning of the vaccination drive for this age bracket.
A police head constable was arrested on the charges of misbehaving with a woman at district headquarters hospitals, here on Thursday.
A Delhi court on Thursday extended judicial custody of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, arrested in the excise policy case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), by 19 days.
The Home Ministry on Thursday decided to give VIP security to Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, thereby granting him Z Plus security.
The last date for payment of fee and submission of online applications fro admissions to Class VI and vacant seats in Classes VII to X in the Telangana State Model Schools has been extended upto March 2.
The Congress government headed by Chief Minister Revanth Reddy is ready to implement two more guarantees which were part of the six guarantees given during the Assembly election period in the coming five days.