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J&K logs five fresh Covid cases

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded five new Covid cases on Tuesday that took the infection tally to 4,54,118, officials said.

Of the new cases, three were reported from Jammu district while one each was recorded in Srinagar and Kupwara districts, they said.

There are 58 active cases while the overall recoveries has reached 4,49,309, officials said.

The COVID-19 death toll stands at 4,751. No Covid-related fatality was reported in the last 24 hours, officials said.

There were 51 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus), they added.

Active COVID-19 cases in country dip to 19,637

With 2,288 new coronavirus infections reported in a day, India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,31,07,689, while the active cases decreased to 19,637, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The death toll climbed to 5,24,103 with 10 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.74 per cent, the ministry said.

A decrease of 766 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.47 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.79 per cent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,63,949, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 190.50 crore.

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