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Covid-19 deaths in India cross 500 again; 12,516 test positive in 24 hours

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New Delhi: The number of deaths in India due to Covid-19 continues to remain a concern. In the last 24 hours, 501 patients succumbed to the infetion, according to the health ministry. This is higher than 340 deaths the previous day.

A total of 12,516 persons tested positive for the infection during this period.

The active caseload of Covid-19 in the country has reached 1,37,416, which is 0.4 per cent of the cases recorded till now.

The daily positivity rate is 1.07 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.1 per cent.

 

98.26% recovery

As many as 13,155 patients recovered from the infection in last 24 hours. The overall recovery is more than 3.38 crore, which is 98.26 per cent of the total cases till now.

More than 62.1 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19, of which 11.65 lakh were conducted in last 24 hours.

 

53.81 lakh vaccinated in a day

More than 53.81 lakh doses of Covid vaccine were administered in the country on Thursday. So far, over 1.1 billion doses have been administered across the country under the nationwide vaccination programme

 

 

 

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