India logged 1,968 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 133 days, raising the tally to 4,45,99,466, while the active cases declined to 34,598, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday (Oct 4).
The death count climbed to 5,28,716 with 15 more fatalities, which included eight deaths reconciled by Kerala, data updated by the ministry at 8 am stated.
A total of 1,675 cases were recorded in a span of 24 hours on May 23.
The active cases comprise 0.08 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.74 per cent, the health ministry said
BDST: 1259 HRS, OCT 04, 2022