New Delhi: India recorded 3,714 new coronavirus cases along with 7 deaths in last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
In the same period, the country registered seven Covid deaths, taking the nationwide death toll to 5,24,708.
Meanwhile, the active caseload has risen to 26,976 cases, accounting for 0.06 per cent of the country’s total positive cases.
The recovery of 2,513 patients in the same time span took the cumulative tally to 4,26,33,365. Consequently, recovery rate stands at 98.72 per cent.
Meanwhile, daily positivity rate has slightly dropped to 1.21 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate in the country currently stands at 0.97 per cent.
Also in the same period, a total of 3,07,716 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 85.32 crore.
As of Tuesday morning, the country’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 194.27 crore, achieved via 2,47,93,056 sessions.
Over 3.45 crore adolescents have been administered with a first dose of Covid-19 since the beginning of vaccination drive for this age bracket.
India’s automotive industry stalwart and Toyota Kirloskar Motor vice chairperson Vikram S Kirloskar died on Tuesday, the company said. He was 64.
City police commissioner CV Anand has suspended inspector G Raju working in the South Zone for assaulting and abusing an on-duty cop in Vanasthalipuram on November 3.
Fresh trouble may be brewing for jailed Aam Aadmi Party minister Satyendar Jain as yet another CCTV video of his prison cell shows him hosting guests, and also features a visit from a now-suspended Tihar Jail superintendent.
Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda and state party president CR Patil on Saturday released the party’s manifesto for Gujarat Assembly polls.
Scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) commenced the countdown on Friday for the launch of Earth Observation Satellite – Oceansat – and eight other customer satellites on a PSLV-C54 rocket from the spaceport of Sriharikota on Saturday.