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India logs over 2,000 fresh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

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New Delhi: India saw a single day rise of 2,141 coronavirus infections, taking the tally of COVID-19 cases 4,46,36,517, while the active cases declined to 25,510, according to the government data updated on Thursday.
The death toll climbed to 5,28,943 with 20 fatalities, which include 13 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated by the Union health ministry at 8 am stated.
Of the seven fresh fatalities, three were reported from Maharashtra and one each from Karnataka, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
The active cases constitute 0.06 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.76 percent, the ministry said.
There has been a decrease of 458 cases in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.85 percent while the weekly positivity rate was 0.97 percent, the health ministry said.
The number of recoveries increased to 4,40,82,064, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry, 219.46 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.

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