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Covid-19 cases in India drop, but deaths rise; 2.55 lakh cases, 614 deaths in 24 hours

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New Delhi: The daily count of Covid-19 cases in India dropped by over 50,000 compared to the previous day. The country recorded 2,55,874 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday morning. A total of 614 deaths were recorded during this period.

The daily positivity rate was 15.52 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 17.17 per cent.

16.49 lakh samples were tested for Covid in last 24 hours, taking the cumulative testing to 71.88 crore.

 

93.15% recovery; active caseload at 22.36 crore

The recovery rate of the country improved marginally, with 2.67 lakh patients recovering from the infection.

The active caseload of Covid-19 in India has crossed 3.70 crore, accounting for 5.62 per cent of the overall case tally.

 

62.29 lakh vaccinated in a day

A total of 62,29,956 individuals received the Covid vaccine on Monday. So far, 1.62 billion (162.92 crore) doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.

 

 

 

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