According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday, 14,313 new cases of Covid-19 were registered in India along with 549 deaths due to the infection in the last 24 hours. India witnessed a total of 13,543 discharges in the last 24 hours, the overall recovery rate is around 98.19 per cent which is the highest since March 2020 and the total recovery data has reached 3,36,41,175. Ministry data shows that the total active cases of coronavirus in India has come down to 1,61,555.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 60,76,62,619 samples have been tested for Kovid-19 till 29 October. Of these, 11,76,850 samples were tested on Friday. The total death toll in the country now stands at 4,57,740. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
Meanwhile, Kerala on Friday reported 7,772 new cases of COVID-19 infection, taking the total number of cases to 49,44,857 and the death toll to 31,156 with 471 more deaths. According to a state government release, 86 deaths were reported in the last few days, 276 deaths were not confirmed till June 18 last year due to lack of sufficient documentation, and 109 deaths were reported after receiving an appeal based on the new guidelines for COVID-19. was designated as death. By the directions of the Center and the Supreme Court.
According to the release, 6,648 more people have recovered from the virus since Thursday, taking the total number of recoveries to 48,43,5768, while there are 78,722 active cases. In the last 24 hours, 71,681 samples have been tested. Apart from this, the Union Health Ministry said that 66,55,033 vaccine doses were given till 7 pm on Thursday.