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Covid-19: India reports 18,987 cases, 246 deaths in 24 hours


New Delhi: The country reported an increase in daily cases of Covid-19 cases. There were 18,987 fresh cases of infection in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday morning. As many as 246 deaths were recorded during this period

The active caseload of Covid-19 in the country is 2,06,586, which is 0..61 per cent of the total cases. It is also the lowest in 215 days.

The daily positivity rate is 1.46 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.44 per cent.

98.07% recovery

A total of 19,808 patients recovered from the infection in 24 hours, taking the overall recovery to 3,33,62,709. This is 98.07 per cent of the overall cases.

More han 58.76 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 till date.

96.82 crore vaccine doses administered

Over 35.66 lakh persons received the Covid vaccine on Wednesday. Cumulatively, over 96.82  crore doses have been administered till now.


Gujarat reports 26 new cases

The number of cases in Gujarat saw a rise on Wednesday, with 26 fresh case recorded by the evening. No death was reported during this period.

The recovery rate in the state is 98.76 per cent.

Over 2.85 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered in the state in 24 hours.



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