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2,64,202 new cases of Covid-19, 315 deaths in India in 24 hours


New Delhi: India recorded 2,64,202 fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Friday morning. A total of 315 deaths were recorded in the country during this period.

The death toll has reached 4,85,350.

The daily positivity rate is 14.78 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 11.83 per cent.

5,753 cases of Omicron have been detected in the country till now.

So far, more than 69.9 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19, of which 17.87 lakh were tested in last 24 hours.


Recovery rate at 95.2%

A total of 1,09,345 patients recovered from Covid-19 in last 24 hours. The overall recovery crossed 3.48 lakh, which is a recovery rate of 95.2 per cent.

The active caseload of Covid-19 in India is currently 12,72,073, which is 3.48 per cent of the cases recorded till now.


1.55 billion vaccine doses administered till now

A total of 73,08,669 individuals were vaccinated across the country on Thursday. So far, over 1.55 billion (155.39 crore_ doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.

These included 33,63,635 precaution doses given to healthcare workers, frontline workers and those aged above 60.






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