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Covid-19: India records 8,603 new cases, 415 deaths

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New Delhi: The country recorded 8,603 fresh cases of Covid-19 infection in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. As many as 415 patients succumbed to the infection during this period.

The active caseload is 99,974.

The daily positivity rate is 0.69 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 0.81 per cent.

Over 64.6 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 till now. Of these, more than 12.52 lakh were tested in last 24 hours.

 

98.35% recovery

As many as 8,190 patients recovered from Covid in last 24 hours. So far, over 3.40 crore recoveries have been reported. Thus, the recovery rate is 98.35 per cent at present.

 

73.63 lakh vaccinated in a day

More than 1.26 billion (126.53 crore) doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the country till now. Of these, over 73.63 doses were administered in last 24 hours.

 

45 new cases in Gujarat

Gujarat recorded 45 new cases of Covid in 24 hours ending Friday evening, along with an equal number of recoveries. No death was recorded during this period.

The active caseload is 318.

The recovery rate in the state is 98.74 per cent.

 

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