COVID Update: India Registers 18,738 New Cases, 40 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

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New Delhi: India registered 18,738 new cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload stands at 1,34,933 cases.


Total number of fatalities stood at 40 in the last 24 hours.

The Centre asked states including Delhi, Kerala, and Karnataka among other states to ensure adequate testing facilities in wake of the upcoming season of festivals in different parts of the country.

The Centre further asked Delhi and six other states to focus on vaccination and testing amid the rise in cases.

Maharashtra reported 1,931 new COVID-related cases with nine deaths in the last 24 hours.

Delhi reported 2,311 new cases, the positivity rate stood at 13.84% in the last 24 hours.


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