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Covid-19: India reports 12,885 new cases, 461 deaths in 24 hours


New Delhi: India reported 12,885 fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday morning. As many as 461 patients succumbed to the infection during this period.

The daily positivity rate is 1.21 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.17 per cent.

So far, over 61.23 crore samples have been tested for Covd, of which 10.67 lakh tests were conducted on Wednesday.


98.23% recovery

A total of 15,054 patients recovered from the infection in last 24 hours. The overall recovery crossed 3.37 crore, which is 98.23 per cent of the total cases. The active caseload of Covid-19 is 1,48,579, which is 0.43 per cent of the total cases. This is also the lowest in 253 days.


107.63 billion doses of vaccine administered

Over 30.9 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered in last  24 hours. The total number of doses administered so far is 1.07 billion.


29 new cases in Gujarat

A total of 29 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in Gujarat in 24 hours ending Wednesday evening, while 19 patients recovered from the infection. The recovery rate for Covid in the state stands at 98.75 per cent.



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