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India adds 2,994 Covid cases

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New Delhi: India on Saturday recorded 2,994 new COVID-19 infections, while the number of active cases increased to 16,354, according to Union health ministry data.

With the fresh infections, India’s COVID-19 tally stands at 4.47 crore (4,47,18,781). The death toll climbed to 5,30,876 with nine deaths, the data updated at 8 am stated.

Two deaths each were reported from Delhi, Karnataka and Punjab, one from Gujarat, and two were reconciled by Kerala.

At 16,354, the active cases comprise 0.04 percent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 98.77 percent, according to the health ministry website.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.09 percent and the weekly positivity at 2.03 percent.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,71,551. The case fatality rate stands at 1.19 percent.

According to the ministry’s website, 220.66 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.


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