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Covid-19 cases drop further: India reports 60,753 new cases and 1,647 deaths

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  • Recovery rate at 96.2%

New Delhi: The number of new cases of Covid-19 in the country continues to decline. A total of 60,753 fresh cases of infection and 1,647 deaths were reported in 24 hours ending Saturday morning, according to the Union Health Ministry.

Alongside, as many as 97,743 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery. The recovery rate is now 96.2 per cent.

7.6 lakh active cases

The country has so far reported 2.98 crore cases of Covid-19, of which 2.86 crore have recovered. A total of 3,85,137 patients lost their lives. The number of active cases stands at 7,60,019.

27 crore vaccinated so far

So far, 27.23 crore people across the country have been vaccinated against the infection. According to official government updates, a total of 19,02,009 samples were tested for Covid-19 in last 24 hours while over 33 lakh vaccine doses were administered.

 

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