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by Rahul Devi

India Reports 42 New Coronavirus Infections; Active Cases at 361

India recorded a single-day rise of 42 new coronavirus infections, with the number of active cases standing at 361, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday. The death toll has reached 5,32,034, according to the 8 am update. The country’s total COVID-19 cases tally stands at 4.49 crore (4,49,99,285).

Meanwhile, the number of people who have recovered from the disease has increased to 4,44,66,890, resulting in a recovery rate of 98.81 percent. The case fatality rate stands at 1.18 percent, as per the health ministry’s website. Additionally, the ministry stated that 220.67 crore doses of the Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far.

This update comes at a time when India has been ramping up its vaccination efforts and implementing measures to contain the spread of the virus. As the country continues to battle the pandemic, it is crucial for people to follow the necessary precautions and get vaccinated to protect themselves and others.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on countries across the world, including India. The rise in cases, coupled with the high death toll, emphasizes the importance of taking the necessary measures to curb the spread of the virus. Vaccination, along with practicing social distancing, wearing masks, and maintaining hand hygiene, remains crucial in controlling the pandemic.

As the situation evolves, it is important to stay updated with the latest information and guidelines provided by health authorities. By staying informed and taking the necessary precautions, we can collectively work towards overcoming this global health crisis.

(Note: This article is based on the information available at the time of writing and may be subject to change as more updates become available.)

Published On Oct 7, 2023 at 03:04 PM IST

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