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Daily Covid cases in country lowest in 196 days

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New Delhi: India logged 862 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 196 days, taking the tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,46,44,938, while the active cases declined to 22,549, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The death toll climbed to 5,28,980 with three fatalities which includes two deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated. One death has been reported from Delhi in the last 24 hours.

The country had earlier reported low Covid cases on April 11 when 796 infections were logged.

The active cases comprise 0.05 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.76 percent, the ministry said.

A decrease of 644 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.35 percent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.02 percent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,40,93,409, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 percent.

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