3545 New Covid Cases In Another Daily Surge

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  • The country also recorded 27 covid-related fatalities.
  • Daily positivity rate stood at 1.07 per cent.
  • More than 3,500 people also recovered from the coronavirus.

New Delhi: India logged a total of 3,545 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total caseload in the country to 4,30,94,938, which is an 8.2% rise from yesterday. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.76% while the weekly figure was recorded at 0.79%, the ministry said. As many as 27 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours, increasing the total death count to 5,24,002. The data released at 8 am also showed that among 27 fatalities — 26 of them from Kerala alone.

The top five states which have registered maximum cases are Delhi with 1,365 cases, followed by Haryana with 534 cases, Uttar Pradesh with 356 cases, Kerala with 342 cases and Maharashtra with 233 cases. Among the new cases, 79.82% were reported from these five states, with Delhi alone responsible for 38.5% of the new cases. On Thursday, Mumbai recorded 130 new Covid-19 cases, the highest daily rise since February 2022.

According to the data by the Union Ministry of Health, the number of active cases dropped to 31, taking the total active case count to 19,688. A total of 3,549 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, which brings the total recoveries to 4,25,51,248 across the country. India’s recovery rate now stands at 98.74%. India administered a total of 16,59,843 doses in the last 24 hours, which brings the total tally of doses administered to 1,89,81,52,695. A total of 4,23,430 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

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