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Weekend Sees 123 Additional COVID-19 Cases In Lane County

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Douglas Co. sees first COVID-19 death

Tuesday, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 55 additional confirmed COVID-19 and eight deaths.

Still there are 861,853 active COVID-19 cases across the country, while 6,149,535 people were successfully cured and discharged from hospitals.

Northeast Iowa has seen a total of 30 deaths from COVID-19.

Providing data on case fatality rate among different age groups with and without comorbidities, he said in the age group of 60 years and above, 24.6 per cent of deaths were of people with comorbidities while 4.8 per cent were of those without comorbidities.

Active case-load on the country has further decreased by 23,124 since Monday and now India is home to 8,38,729 active cases of the Novel Coronavirus.

Out of the total cases so far, 8,38,729 are now active, 62,27,295 have been discharged, while 1,09,856 lost the battle against the pandemic.

The deaths/million in India are 79, while the world average is 138.

The ministry said with 10,73,014 tests in the last 24 hour, the cumulative number of tests conducted in India stand at 8.89 crore.

From last five weeks, there is a continuous decline in the average daily new cases.

That's up 36 cases from what it showed by 11 a.m. Monday.

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control, the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests that determine confirmed cases are more sensitive than the antigen tests that determine probable cases.

In anticipation of a renewed surge in cases, the government has issued strict guidelines and limited the number of revelers for the two main Hindu festivals of Dussehra on October 25 and Diwali early next month.

Johns Hopkins reported 37,694,366 COVID-19 cases worldwide Monday afternoon.

"If everyone does their part, the number of people who test positive will decrease and our vulnerable people will be safer", she said.

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