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Covid-19: India records 2,858 new cases, 11 deaths




New Delhi: The country recorded 2,858 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday morning. Eleven patients succumbed to the infection during this period.

The daily positivity rate was 0.59 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was 0.66 per cent.

Around 4.86 lakh samples were tested for Covid in last 24 hours, taking the cumulative testing figure to over 83.34 crore.


98.74% recovery

A total of 3,355 patients recovered from Covid in 24 hours. The overall recovery is 4.25 crore, or 98.74 per cent of total case tally.

The active caseload stands at 18,096, accounting for 0.04 per cent of the cases recorded till now.


15.04 lakh vaccinated on Friday

Around 15.04 lakh individuals received the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday. So far, over 1.91 billion (191.15 crore) doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.



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