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2.68 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 402 deaths in India


New Delhi: The country recorded 2,68,833 fresh cases of Covid-19 in India in last 24 hours, the health department said on Saturday. As many as 402 patients succumbed to the infection during this period.

The daily positivity rate is 16.66 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 12.84 per cent.

A total of 70.07 crore samples have been tested for Covid in the country till now, of which 16.13 lakh were conducted on Friday.

A total of 6,041 Omicron cases have been detected in the country till now.


94.83% recovery

Over 1.22 lakh patients recovered from Covid-19 in last 24 hours. The overall recovery has crossed 3.49 crore. The recovery rate is now 94.83 per cent.

The active caseload of Covid in India has reached 14,17,820, accounting for 3.85 per cent.


58.02 lakh vaccinated in a day

A total of 58,02,976 persons received the Covid-19 vaccine in last 24 hours. So far, over 1.56 billion (156.02 crore) doses of the vaccine have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.




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