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New Delhi : India reported 16,156 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, up from 13,451 cases on October 27, 2021. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported for 123 consecutive days now.

On the other, a total of 17,095 Covid-19 patients were declared cured / discharged in last 24 hours in the country, up from 14,021 recoveries on October 27, 2021, increasing the cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic to 3,36,14,434 on October 28, 2021. India’s recovery rate (RR) was 98.20% on October 28, at its highest peak since March 2020, according to Union Health Ministry figure.

The Active Caseload was 1,60,989 in the country on October 28, 2021, down from 1,62,661 cases on October 27, the lowest in 243 days.Active cases accounted for 0.47% of the country’s total Positive Cases on October 28, the lowest since March 2020.

With the administration of 49,09,254 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage  exceeded 104.04 Crore (1,04,04,99,873) as per provisional reports till 7 am on October 28, 2021. This has been achieved through 1,03,62,667 sessions.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,90,900 sample tests being conducted in the country. India has so far conducted over 60.44 Crore (60,44,98,405) sample tests.

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.19% remains less than 2% for the last 34 days now. The Daily Positivity rate was 1.25% on October 28, 2021. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for last 24 days and below 3% for 59 consecutive days now.