Home/ News / India/  India reports 2,424 new covid infections, active cases below 30,000

NEW DELHI: India reported 2,424 fresh covid infections in the last 24 hours, while active cases stood at 28,079, according to an update by the Union health ministry on Monday. Total reported cases stand at 4,46,14,437, with death toll at 5,28,814. Fifteen deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate has been reported at 2.65 % while the weekly positivity rate at 1.27 %. In the last 24 hours, 2,923 people recovered from covid, pushing total recoveries to 4,40,57,544.

The country has conducted over 89.71 crore covid tests till date and 91,458 were done in the last 24 hours.

Under the covid vaccination drive, more than 218.99 crore vaccine doses have been administered to the people across the country so far.

States have been asked to continue monitoring incoming international travelers, undertake constant genome sequencing and step-up vaccination.

Priyanka Sharma
Priyanka Shamra is a health and pharma journalist with nearly nine years of field reporting experience. She is a special correspondent with Mint. Her beat includes covering the Ministry of Health and Department of Pharmaceuticals. She also covers the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Department of Biotechnology.
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Updated: 10 Oct 2022, 12:35 PM IST
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