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New Delhi : India logged 18,833 new Cvid-19 cases in last 24 hours, up from 18,346 cases on October 5, taking the tally of cases registered so far in the country to 3,38,71,881 at 8 am on October 6, 2021. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported for 101 consecutive days now.

On the other hand, a total of 24,770 Covid-19 patients recovered in the country in last 24 hours, down from 29,639 recoveries on October 5, taking the tally of recoveries in the country to 3,31,75,656 on October 6, 2021, with the recovery rate (RR) improving to 97.94% from 97.93% on October 5, 2021.
The Active Caseload is presently 2,46,687, a further drop of 6,215 cases in last 24 hours. It is the lowest in 203 days. Active cases presently constitute 0.73% of the country’s total Positive Cases.

With the administration of 59,48,360 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage crossed the landmark of 92 crore (92,17,65,405) as per provisional reports till 7 am on October 6, 2021.  This has been achieved through 89,35,354 sessions.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 14,09,825 sample tests being conducted in the country. India has so far conducted over 57.68 crore  (57,68,03,867) cumulative tests, according to Union Health Ministry figure..

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.68% remains less than 3% for the last 103 days now. The Daily Positivity rate was 1.34% on October 6, 2021. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 37 days and below 5% for 120 consecutive days now.

India reported 278 new deaths due to Covid-19 in last 24 hours, up from 263 deaths on October 5, taking the toll to 4,49,538 on October 6, 2021.