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Coronavirus India | Active COVID-19 cases at 1.59 lakh in country, lowest in 247 days

COVID-19 India: India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 34,273,300 and the death toll climbed to 458,186 with 446 fresh fatalities, according to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

October 31, 2021 / 12:29 PM IST
(Representative Image: AP)

(Representative Image: AP)

With 12,830 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 34,273,300, while the active cases declined to 159,272, the lowest in 247 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today.

The death toll climbed to 458,186 with 446 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am on October 31, by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoH&FW).

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 23 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 126 consecutive days now.

The active cases comprise 0.46 percent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.20 percent, the ministry said.