Here are the top 10 updates on coronavirus in India:
The daily test positivity rate - number of positive cases identified per 100 - stands at 1.43 per cent while the weekly positivity rate continued to remain below two per cent for last 30 days at 1.24 per cent.
Active cases account for less than one per cent of total cases, currently at 0.49 per cent. The active caseload stands at 1,67,695, which is the lowest in 239 days.
At least 18,762 people have recovered in the last 24 hours. The total number of people who have recovered is 3,35,67,367.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 31 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 120 consecutive days now.
Kerala added 8,538 new cases and 71 deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of active cases in the state stands at 77,363. As many as 28,592 people have died due to the disease in the state so far.
Maharashtra reported 1,410 fewer coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, as per the state health bulletin. As many as 18 people died in the state during the day, while 1,520 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours and a total number of 64,35,439 patients discharged so far.
West Bengal reported 989 new cases, continuing to record an upward trend in new infection for the fourth consecutive day after the Durga Puja festival last week. The state reported 974 cases on Saturday. On October 22, 21 and 20, the number of fresh cases was 846, 833 and 867 respectively.
With the state witnessing a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged people to follow the safety protocols rigourously to curb the spread of the viral disease. She urged everyone to wear their face masks properly, covering the nose, to avert being infected with the disease.
In Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath praised the health authorities for the record 12.6 crore vaccination in the state and announced that the phase of COVID-19 pandemic is almost over in the state.
Tamil Nadu has extended Covid curbs in the state till November 15, although some restrictions have been eased. While ban on celebrating festivals and organising political events continue, the 11 PM closure deadline for shops and restaurants has been lifted.