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Covid-19: India records 11,919 new cases, 470 deaths in 24 hours

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New Delhi: India recorded 11,919 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday morning. As many as 470 persons succumbed to the infection during this period.

Both these figures are higher than the earlier day’s tally. The previous day, there were 10,197 cases and 301 deaths due to Covid.

The daily positivity rate is 0.97 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 0.94 per cent.

The active caseload of Covid-19 in the country is 1.28 lakh, which is 0.37 per cent of the overall case tally.

 

98.28% recovery

As many as 11,242 patients recovered from the infection in 24 hours. So far, more than 3.38 crore patients have recovered. The recovery rate is 98.28 per cent.

Over 62.82 crore samples have been tested for Covid till now. Of these, 12.32 lakh were carried out in last 24 hours.

 

Vaccination crosses 1.14 billion

More than 73.44 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered in the country on Wednesday. The overall vaccination has crossed 1.14 billion (114.46 crore)

 

 

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