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India reports 170 new coronavirus cases, 1 death

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New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 170 coronavirus infections on Monday, while the active cases declined by 52 to reach 2,371.

According to the Union Health Ministry data updated at 8 am Monday, the total number of cases is now 4.46 crore (4,46,80,094).

The death toll stands at 5,30,721 with one more fatality reported from Madhya Pradesh, the data stated.

The active cases now constitute 0.01 percent of the total infections, while the country’s COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.80 percent, according to the health ministry website.

A decrease of 52 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease rose to 4,41,47,002, while the case fatality rate  was recorded at 1.19 percent.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.20 percent while the weekly positivity rate was 0.11 percent.

According to the ministry’s website, 220.14 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide drive.

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