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India logs 1,675 Covid cases in a day, 31 deaths

Srinagar/New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir today reported three new Covid-19 cases, taking the infection tally in the union territory to 4,54,207, officials said here.

All the three cases were reported from Jammu district, the officials said here.

No fresh case was reported from the rest of 19 districts of the UT, officials said.

There are 57 active cases in the union territory, while the number of recoveries has reached 4,49,398, they said.

The Covid-19 death toll in the union territory stands at 4,752 as no fresh fatality was reported in the last 24 hours.

The officials said there were 51 confirmed cases of mucormycosis, also called black fungus.

Meanwhile, India’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 1,675 to reach 4,31,40,068, while the number of active infections increased marginally to 14,841, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The death toll has climbed to 5,24,490 with 31 fatalities reported from Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

Active cases, which rose by nine in a day, comprised 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid recovery rate was 98.75 per cent, the health ministry said.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.41 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was 0.49 per cent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 4,26,00,737, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 per cent.

The total number of Covid vaccine doses administered in India so far under the nationwide inoculation drive has exceeded 192.52 crore.

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