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Covid-19 cases in India drop to 12,428 in 24 hours; day’s death toll at 356

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New Delhi: The number of daily cases of Covid-19 in the country saw a drop in last 24 hours. There were 12,428 fresh cases of infection, the health ministry said on Tuesday morning. As many as 356 patients succumbed to the infection during this period.

The active caseload of Covid-19 in the country stands at 1,63,816, which is 0.48 per cent of the total cases. This is the lowest in 241 days.

The daily positivity rate is 1.10 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.24 per cent.

 

98.19% recovery

A total of 15,951 patients recovered from the infection on Monday. The overall recovery has crossed 3.35 crore, which is 98.19 per cent of the overall case tally.

 

64.75 lakh vaccinated in 24 hours

More than 1.02 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered across the country so far under the nationwide vaccination programme. Of these, more than 64.75 lakh were administered in last 24 hours.

 

Gujarat reports 16 new cases

Sixteen persons tested positive for Covid-19 in Gujarat in 24 hours ending Monday evening. The recovery rate is 98.76 per cent. Over 2.75 lakh doses of vaccine were administered across the state.

 

 

 

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