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India records 10,929 new Covid-19 cases, 392 deaths

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th November, 2021 12:06:21 PM
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India records 10,929 new Covid-19 cases, 392 deaths

India recorded a single-day rise of 10,929 new COVID-19 cases today (Saturday), taking the country's infection tally to 3,43,44,683, while 392 fresh fatalities were recorded in the same 24-hour time period, pushing the total death count in the country to 4,60,265.

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 29 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 132 consecutive days now.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.35 per cent. It has been less than two per cent for last 33 days. The weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 1.27 per cent. It has been below two per cent for the last 42 days, according to the ministry.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 107.92 crore.

Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rose to 55,176 as two more persons tested positive for the infection, a senior health department official said on Saturday.

The frontier state had reported zero COVID-19 cases on Thursday, seven cases on Wednesday and six on Tuesday.

The COVID-19 death count in the state remained at 280 as no new fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours.

Arunachal Pradesh now has 61 active COVID-19 cases.