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India logs 6,050 new Covid cases in last 24 hrs


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New Delhi: India has recorded a single-day jump of 6,050 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the active caseload to 28,303, according to the Union Health Ministry on Friday.

The death toll has increased to 5,30,943 with 14 deaths — three reported from Maharashtra, two each from Karnataka and Rajasthan, one each from Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, and one was reconciled by Kerala.

As many as 3,320 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours.

The total number of people who have recuperated from the disease is at 4.41 crore (4,41,85,858), while the case fatality rate has been recorded at 1.19 per cent.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.39 percent while the weekly positivity was pegged at 3.02 per cent.

The Ministry said 2,334 vaccine doses of COVID have been administered during the last 24 hours under the nationwide vaccination drive.

220.66 cr total Vaccine doses (95.21 cr Second Dose and 22.87 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive, said the Ministry.

Meanwhile, 92.25 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 1,78,533 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

Amid the rise in Covid cases, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will chair a high-level meeting with states and UTs to review Covid situation on Friday.

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