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Active covid-19 cases in country rise to 17,801

April 29, 2022 05:02 PM

New Delhi: India logged 3,377 new covid infections taking the country's total tally of cases to 4,30,72,176, while the active cases rose to 17,801, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday. The death toll climbed to 5,23,753 with 60 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprised 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the ministry said. An increase of 821 cases has been recorded in the active covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.71 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.63 per cent, according to the ministry. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,30,622, while the case fatality rate was 1.22 per cent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide covid-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 188.65 crore. The 60 new fatalities include 42 from Karnataka. Fourteen deaths were reported from Kerala, and two each from Delhi and Maharashtra. A total of 5,23,753 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,47,840 from Maharashtra, 68,966 from Kerala, 40,099 from Karnataka, 38,025 from Tamil Nadu, 26,172 from Delhi, 23,506 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,201 from West Bengal.


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