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Covid-19: India records 15,754 new cases, 47 deaths in 24 hours

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New Delhi: India recorded 15,754 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union Health ministry said on Friday morning.

As many as 47 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The overall death toll has reached 5,27,253.

The daily positivity rate is 3.47 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 3.9 per cent.

Around 4.54 lakh samples were tested for Covid in last 24 hours, taking the cumulative testing figure to over 88.18 crore.

 

98.58% recovery

A total of 15,220 patients recovered from Covid-19 in last 24 hours. With over 4.36 crore recoveries, the recovery rate stands at 98.58 per cent.

The active caseload is 1.01 lakh.

 

31.52 lakh vaccinated on Thursday

Over 31.52 lakh persons received the Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday. So far, over 2.09 billion (209.27 crore) doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.

 

 

 

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