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New Delhi : India reported 20,799 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, down from 22,842 cases on October 3, taking the tally of cases registered so far in the country to 3,38,34,702 at 8 am on October 4, 2021. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported for 99 consecutive days now.

On the other hand, a total of 26,718 Covid patients recovered in the the country in last 24 hours taking the tally of recoveries in the country to 3,31,21,247 on October 4, 2021, with the recovery rate (RR) improving to  97.89% from  97.87% on October 3, 2021. The RR is currently at its highest peak since March 2020, according to Union Health Ministry figure.

The Active Caseload dropped to 2,64,458 in India on October 4, 2021, a drop of 6,099 cases in last 24 hours, which is the lowest in 200 days. Active cases accounted for 0.78% of the country’s total Positive Cases on October 4.

With the administration of 23,46,176 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 90.79 crore (90,79,32,861) as per provisional reports till 7 am on October 4, 2021. This has been achieved through 88,05,668 sessions.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 9,91,676 sample tests being conducted in the country. India has so far conducted over 57.42 crore (57,42,52,400) sample ests.

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.63% remains less than 3% for the last 101 days now. The Daily Positivity rate was 2.10% on October 4, 2021. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 35 days and below 5% for 118 consecutive days now.

India recorded 180 new deaths due to Covid-19 in last 24 hours, down from 244 deaths on October 3, taking the toll to 4,48,997 in the country on October 4, 2021.