COVID-19: India reports 8,318 new cases, 465 deaths

COVID-19: India reports 8,318 new cases, 465 deaths

India recorded 8,318 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 465 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 8,318 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 465 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours, data from the Union Health Ministry showed. Active cases stood at 1,07,019. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 4,67,933.

The country saw a total of 10,967 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.33 percent which is the highest since March 2020.

Daily positivity rate (0.86 per cent) less than 2 per cent for the last 54 days. Weekly positivity rate (0.88 per cent) less than 1 per cent for the last 13 days.

63.82 crore tests have been conducted in India so far and 121.06 crore vaccine doses have been administered under the national inoculation drive.

first published:Nov. 27, 2021, 10:04 a.m.

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