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Coronavirus LIVE updates: India reported 15,786 new cases, 231 deaths on Friday

Coronavirus LIVE updates: India reported 15,786 new cases, 231 deaths on Friday.

COVID India Cases: Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases in India. (Proceedings)

New Delhi: India reported 15,786 new COVID-19 cases and 231 related deaths on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Of these new infections, Kerala reported 8,733. Currently, active cases in the country amount to 1.75,745, the lowest in 232 days. Active cases represent less than 1% of all cases in the country, currently 0.51%. It is the lowest since March 2020.

Meanwhile, in a landmark achievement on Thursday, India completed the administration of 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to eligible beneficiaries.

Here are the LIVE updates on coronavirus cases:

Bengal doubles, officials blame Covid rule-breaking during Durga Puja
COVID-19 numbers are increasing in Kolkata since the end of the Durga Puja festivities and now the graph is increasing so sharply that safe houses and quarantine centers in the city will reopen on Monday for patients who need to isolate themselves.

Kolkata, which appears to be paying the price for bidding purchases and panda-hopping, reported 242 new Covid infections on Friday. Last Friday there were 127. Of these, 150 were fully vaccinated while 15 received the first dose.

Officials attribute the increase to the lack of security protocols followed by people during the Durga puja festivities last week.

COVID-19 NewsGater: Tamil Nadu Reports 1,152 New Cases, 19 More Deaths
Tamil Nadu reported 1,152 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the ANI news agency reported.

According to the state health department, the total number of active cases in the state now stands at 13,531.

The state reported 1,392 recoveries in the last 24 hours, bringing accumulated recoveries to 26,43,431. The death count has risen to 35,987 with 19 more deaths in the past 24 hours. The state has conducted 4,91,32,122 tests so far.

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