India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 63,94,069 with a spike of 81,484 new cases and 1,095 deaths reported in last 24 hours.
1. Total confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infections in India stands at 63,12,584. This number includes cases related to foreign nationals, reported active cases, patients who have recovered and the COVID-19 death toll in the country.
2. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that 7,67,17,728 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the country till yesterday (October 1). Of these, 10,97,947 were tested yesterday.
3. While 52,73,201 patients have recovered, 98,678 have died. Total reported active cases in the country stand at 9,40,705. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka are the worst-affected.
4. The Kerala government has imposed Section 144 of CrPC, prohibiting the assembly of more than five people to control the surge in coronavirus cases in the state.
5. A late night order issued yesterday by Chief Secretary Vishwas Mehta said gatherings pose an impending danger of a super spread of the infection and the order shall come into force from 9.00 am on October 3 and will remain in effect till October 31.
6. Odisha has registered its highest single-day recovery of 4,380 COVID-19 patients, taking the number of cured people to 1.9 lakh, a health department official said. The recovery rate in the state now is 85.33 percent.
7. A record 17 people died due to COVID-19 in the state yesterday, taking the number of fatalities to 859. About 3,615 new cases pushed the state’s overall case the tally to 2.22 lakh. (Input from PTI)
8. Yesterday, Kerala reported 8,135 new COVID-19 cases, 2,828 recoveries, and 29 COVID-19 deaths, taking total number of active cases to 72,339. The state’s overall tally now stands over 1.96 lakh, including 742 deaths and more than 1.28 lakh recoveries.
9. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in India have risen to 63,94,068, according to the latest update from the Union Health Ministry. This number includes cases involving foreign nationals, patients who have recovered and the death toll.
10. State Cabinet Minister Harak Singh Rawat has been hospitalised after he complained of breathing problem. He had tested positive for COVID-19 on September 23 and was in home isolation.