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Covid-19: India reports 11,903 cases, 311 deaths in 24 hours


New Delhi: The country witnessed a rise in number of fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours. A total of 11,903 persons tested positive for the infection during this period, the health ministry said on Wednesday morning. As many as 311 patients succumbed to the infection.

The death toll has reached 4,59,191.

The daily positivity rate is 1.11 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.18 per cent.


98.22% recovery

A total of 14,159 patients recovered from Covid-19 in 24 hours. The overall recovery is more than 3.36 crore, which is 98.22 per cent of the total cases.

The active caseload is over 1.51 lakh, which is 0.44 per cent of the cases reported so far. It is the lowest in 252 days.

More than 10.68 lakh samples were tested for Covid on Tuesday.


41.16 lakh vaccinated in 24 hours

More than 1.07 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the country so far. Of these, over 41.16 lakh were administered in last 24 hours.


30 new cases in Gujarat

Thirty persons tested positive for Covid-19 in Gujarat in 24 hours ending Tuesday evening, while 27 patients recovered from the infection. The active caseload has reached 199.

The recovery rate in the state is 98.76 per cent.

Over 3.02 lakh doses of vaccine were administered during the day.



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