India’s COVID-19 case tally is above 3.42 crore with 16,156 new cases reported, as per the health ministry’s October 28 update. New cases are below 20,000 for the 20th day. As many as 733 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours with 17,095 new recoveries in the same period, the latest release showed.
India has 1,60,989 active cases (lowest in 243 days), down by 1,672 cases in 24 hours, as per the October 28 update. Kerala and Maharashtra account for nearly 62 percent of active cases in the country. The recovery rate currently at 98.20 percent, highest since March 2020.