Coronavirus Live Updates: India Reports 28,591 New Cases, 338 Deaths
Coronavirus Cases in India: India’s active caseload stands at 3,91,516. (File)
India reported 28,591 new cases in the last 24 hours, 14 per cent lower than yesterday’s cases (33,376). The country also reported 338 deaths over the same period. The test positivity rate stands at 1.87 per cent, less than 3 per cent for last 13 days.
The number of active cases declined by 6,595 in a span of 24 hours to stand at 3,84,921, constituting 1.16 per cent of the total infections, while the COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.51 per cent, the health ministry said.
Tamil Nadu clocks 1,608 new cases, administers COVID-19 vaccines to 25 lakh people
Tamil Nadu on Sunday logged 1,608 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, registering a marginal decline in infections as against 1,639 on the previous day. The state’s tally stood at 26.33 lakh cases so far.
With 22 deaths due to the infection, including 7 in private hospitals and 15 in government facilities, the toll has risen to 35,168.
On Sunday, the government administered COVID-19 vaccines to 25 lakh people and set a
“Himalayan record” in the country by giving 4 crore vaccines so far.
Chief Minister M K Stalin lauded the health minister Ma Subramanian and his department officials and medical fraternity for achieving the herculean task.
Andhra records 1,190 fresh COVID cases, 11 deaths
Andhra Pradesh recorded 1,190 new COVID cases and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours.
With this, the total count of cases in the state has gone up to 20,29,985, informed the state health bulletin.
The total number of active cases in the state is 15,110.
COVID-19: Goa sees 38 cases, 1 death, 74 recoveries
Goa’s COVID-19 tally increased by 38 on Sunday to reach 1,74,837, while one death took the count to 3,217, an official said.
The discharge of 74 people took the recovery count to 1,70,882, leaving the state with 738 active cases, he said.
With 2,677 samples being examined in the last 24 hours, the number of tests in Goa went up to 12,66,413, he added.
Mumbai reports 354 fresh COVID cases, 7 deaths
Mumbai reported 354 new COVID cases and 7 deaths on Sunday.
According to the state health department, 188 people have recovered from the disease. With this, the recovery rate of the state stood at 97 per cent.