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India reports 830 fresh Covid cases, 1 death
India reports 830 fresh Covid cases, 1 death

New Delhi, Oct 26 (TIWN) In the last 24 hours, India reported 830 new Covid-19 cases and one death, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have decreased to 21,607, the health ministry data showed today. Yesterday, the registered active cases were around 22,549.

Active cases:

A decrease of total 942 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total infections, the ministry said. 

The total death toll in the country is now at 5,28,981. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.

So far, 219.57 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive, according to the ministry. India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. 

It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 last year, three crore on June 23 and four crore on January 25 this year.

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