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A total number of 16,326 new cases of coronavirus are reported in the country in the last 24 hours. As per the reports from the Union Health Ministry, 666 deaths are reported in the last 24 hours which is huge when compared to the recent death. The daily death tally remained less than 200 in the recent weeks. The active cases saw a decline further and there are 1,73,728 active cases of coronavirus in the country for now. Kerala added 563 new deaths in the state yesterday and the total deaths of the state as of October 22nd are said to be 27,765. 9361 new cases of coronavirus are reported in Kerala in the last 24 hours.
The total death tally in India till date is at 4.53 lakh mark. Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu reported more than 1000 cases per day and Mizoram reported 745 cases yesterday. The active cases comprise of 0.51 percent of the total caseload reported and the Indian recovery rate is 98.16 percent. 17,677 recoveries are reported in the last 24 hours as per the reports from the Union Health Ministry. Close to 68.48 lakh coronavirus vaccine doses are administered in the last 24 hours in India and 40 lakh among them are said to be the second doses. The total number of vaccine doses administered in India are said to be 101.3 crores. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet seven Indian coronavirus vaccination manufacturers of the country today.
By Siva Kumar