New Delhi: The number of deaths due to Covid-19 in the country continued to rise, with 805 patients succumbing to the infection in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Friday morning. This is higher than 733 the previous day.
The number of new cases dropped from 16,156 to 14,348.
The daily positivity rate in 1.12 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.18 per cent.
The active caseload of Covid-19 is 1,61,334, which is 0.47 per cent of the overall case tally.
A total of 13,198 persons recovered from Covid-19 in 24 hours. The overall recovery is more than 3.36 crore, which is 98.19 per cent of the total cases.
Over 60.58 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 in the country till now, of which 12.84 lakh were carried out in last 24 hours.
74.33 lakh vaccinated in 24 hours
Over 1.04 billion doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country till now, of which over 74.33 lakh were adminstered on Thursday alone.
23 new cases in Gujarat
A total of 23 patients tested positive for Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Thursday evening. The state currently has 184 active cases.
Over 3.1 lakh vaccine doses were admistered across the state during this period. So far, over 6.98 crore doses have been adminstered.
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