New Delhi, November 1
The active cases dropped to a record low of 6.97 per cent of the total Covid cases (81,84,082) today even as toll surged to 1,22,111 with 470 more deaths over the past 24 hours.
The number of active cases stood at 5,70,458 with cases per million in India being among lowest in the world at 5,930, against a high of 26,745 in the US. Seventeen states and UTs have cases per million lower than the national average of 5,930. These include Himachal Pradesh (2,960), Punjab (4,434) and Haryana (5,928).
With 18,71,498 cases, October registered a decline of 28.6 per cent over the figure for September (26,21,418). — TNS