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Covid-19: India reports 20,799 fresh cases, 180 deaths


New Delhi: India witnessed a drop in number of new cases of Covid-19. A total of 20,799 cases were reported in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Monday morning. This was lower than 22,842 reported on Sunday morning.

A total of 180 patients succumbed to the infection during this period.


0.78% active cases in the country

The active caseload of Covid-19 in the country is 2,64,458 and accounts for 0.78 per cent of the total cases reported so far. This is the lowest in 200 days, the ministry said.

The daily positivity rate is 2.10 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 1.63 per cent.


97.89% recovery

A total of 26,718 persons recovered from the infection in 24 hours, taking the overall recovery to more than 3.31 crore. This is 97.89 per cent of the total cases.

Over 57.42 crore samples have been tested for Covid till now.


Over 90.79 crore vaccine doses administered

More than 23.46 lakh doses of Covid-19 were administered in last 24 hours, taking the total number of doses administered till now to over 90.79 crore.

According to the government data, states and Union Territories have 5.67 crore doses available to be administered.




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