India reports 10,423 fresh coronavirus cases

India recorded its lowest daily Covid cases in 250 days today with the country reporting 10,423 cases, which is also 16% lower than yesterday. The country witnessed 443 related deaths during the period. Active cases account for 0.45% of total cases.

368 of the 443 deaths in the country were reported from Kerala, where 32,049 people have died so far. The southern state also contributed 5,297 fresh cases, pushing the caseload to 49,73,954.

Maharashtra reported 809 infections in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry data. As many as 10 people died in the state during the day, while 1,102 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours and a total number of 64,52,486 patients discharged so far.

Delhi reported 18 fresh cases and zero death in a day. The positivity rate in the national capital stands at 0.04 per cent, according to data shared by the health department on Monday. The city recorded only four deaths due to the infection in October so far.

India’s active cases comprise 0.45 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.21 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.