India reports 10,126 fresh coronavirus cases

India saw the lowest daily rise in coronavirus cases since early February with 10,126 fresh infections in a sign of relief as the country looks forward to an increase in the vaccination pace amid the fight against COVID-19.

India’s homegrown Covaxin, which got the WHO approval last week, has been recognised by the United Kingdom. No quarantine is required for fully vaccinated travellers in Britain as part of new rules effective from November 22.

The government will buy 1 crore Zydus Cadilla “needle-free” Covid shots at ₹ 265 each, sources have said.

The nation’s active caseload stands at 1,40,638, which is the lowest in 263 days. The country has logged 3,43,66,987 cases since the start of the pandemic.

The daily positivity rate, which stands at 0.93 per cent, has been less than 2 per cent for last 36 days.

332 deaths linked to Covid were recorded since yesterday, taking the total deaths to 4,61,057.