India reports 1,096 new Covid-19 cases, 81 fresh deaths in last 24 hr

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BRAND-NEW DELHI: India on Sunday reported 1,096 brand-new coronavirus infections, taking total tally to 4,30,28,131, while the active cases dipped to 13,013, according to the Union health ministry information updated on Sunday.
The death toll reached 5,21,345 with 81 fresh deaths being reported in a day, the data upgraded at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the overall infections, while the nationwide Covid-19 healing rate stayed at 98.76 per cent, the ministry stated.
A reduction of 432 cases has actually been taped in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
India’s Covid-19 tally had surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19, 2020. The nation crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4 and 3 crore on June 23 last year.
The daily positivity rate was tape-recorded at 0.24 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 0.23 percent, according to the health ministry.
The number of people who have actually recovered from the disease surged to 4,24,93,773, while the case fatality rate was tape-recorded at 1.21 per cent.
The cumulative dosages administered in the nation so far under the across the country Covid-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 184.66 crore.
An overall of 79.07 crore total tests have actually been carried out up until now and 4,65,904 tests were conducted in the last 24 hr.
The 81 new fatalities consist of 74 from Kerala.
An overall of 5,21,345 deaths linked to coronavirus have so far been reported in the country. This consists of 1,47,787 from Maharashtra, 68,066 from Kerala, 40,054 from Karnataka, 38,025 from Tamil Nadu, 26,153 from Delhi, 23,496 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,197 from West Bengal.
The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths happened due to comorbidities.
“Our figures are being fixed up with the Indian Council of Medical Research Study (ICMR),” the ministry stated on its website, including that state-wise distribution of figures goes through more confirmation and reconciliation.
(With inputs from firms)

Released at Sun, 03 Apr 2022 00:39:31 -0400