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Covid-19: India reports 14,313 new cases, 549 deaths


New Delhi: The number of deaths due to Covid-19 in witnessed a drop in last 24 hours. A total of 549 patients succumbed to the infection, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. This is a significant drop from 805 recorded the previous day.

A total of 14,313 persons tested positive during this period.

The daily positivity rate is 1.22 per cent while the weekly positivity rate is 1.18 per cent


98.19% recovery

A total of 13,543 patients recovered from the infection in 24 hours. The overall recovery is more than 3.36 crore, which is 98.19 per cent of the total cases recorded till now.

The active caseload of Covid-19 in the country is 1,61,555, which is 0.47 per cent.


56.91 lakh get vaccinated in 24 hours

So far, over 1.05 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered across the country under the nationwide vaccination drive. Of these, over 56.91 lakh were administered in last 24 hours.


22 new cases in Gujarat

A total of 22 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in Gujarat in 24 hours ending Friday evening. The active caseload in the state is 192. The recovery rate is 98.76 per cent.


Gujarat crosses 7-crore mark in vaccination

Gujarat crossed another milestone in its vaccination drive on Friday by administering over 7 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine. According to the Covid bulletin by the state health department, over 7.02 crore doses had been administered across the state by Friday evening. In 24 hours, over 3.53 lakh doses had been administered.

The state had crossed the mark of 6 crore on September 27



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