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India Records 1.32 Lakh New Covid Cases, 2713 Deaths

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India recorded 1,32,364 new Covid positive cases and 2,713 fresh fatalities as per the data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Friday.

The country’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 2,85,74,350 and death toll climbed to 3,40,702.

Meanwhile, the recovery rate crossed 93 per cent. The active cases are recorded below 20 lakh for the fourth consecutive day, according to the data updated at 8 am.

A total of 20,75,428 tests were conducted on Thursday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 35,74,33,846. The daily positivity was recorded at 6.38 per cent. It has been less than 10 per cent for 11 consecutive days, the ministry said.

The weekly positivity rate has declined to 7.27 per cent.

The active cases have reduced to 16,35,993 comprising  5.73 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 93.08 per cent.

A net decline of 77,420 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for 22 consecutive days. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,65,97,655, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.19 per cent, the data stated.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past  60 lakh on September 28,  70 lakh on  October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on  November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4.


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