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Active COVID-19 across country cases dip to 1,11,472

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New Delhi: With 10,273 people testing positive for coronavirus in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,29,16,117, while the active cases dipped to 1,11,472, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The death toll climbed to 5,13,724 with 243 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The daily COVID-19 cases have remained less than one lakh for 21 consecutive days.

The active cases comprise 0.26 percent of the total infections and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.54 percent, the ministry said.

A reduction of 10,409 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.00 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.26 percent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,22,90,921, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.20 percent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 177.44 crore.

The 243 new fatalities include 181 from Kerala and 19 from Karnataka.

A total of 5,13,724 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 1,43,695 from Maharashtra, 65,161 from Kerala, 39,919 from Karnataka, 38,002 from Tamil Nadu, 26,119 from Delhi, 23,450 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,172 from  West Bengal.

The ministry stressed that more than 70 percent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.


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