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India adds 2,858 Covid-19 cases, 11 more deaths


The number of Covid-19 cases in India rose to 4, 31, 19,112 on Saturday with 2,858 new infections, while the number of active cases fell to 18,096, according to data from the Ministry of Health of India. Union.

The death toll climbed to 5,24,201 with 11 more fatalities, according to data updated as of 8 a.m.

Active cases accounted for 0.04% of the total number of infections. The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74%, the ministry said.

A decrease of 508 cases was recorded in the number of active Covid-19 cases within 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.59% and the weekly positivity rate at 0.66%, the ministry said.

The number of people who have recovered from the viral illness jumped to 4,25,76,815. The case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22%, he said.

The total number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the national inoculation campaign has exceeded 191.15 crore.

Of the 11 new deaths, five were reported in Kerala, four in Delhi and two in Maharashtra.

Of the total 5,24,201 deaths reported in the country so far, 1,47,853 were from Maharashtra, 69,355 from Kerala, 40,105 from Karnataka, 38,025 from Tamil Nadu, 26,188 from Delhi, 23,513 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,203 from West Bengal.

(Edited by : Sudarsanan Mani)


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