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India adds 42,982 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours


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India reported 42,982 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. A total of 533 persons also succumbed to the COVID-19 infection in the same time span, the federal government said in a statement on Thursday.

The bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Ministry said the country's total caseload now stands at 31.81 million infections. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 426,290.


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India had reported 42,625 COVID 19 cases on Wednesday. With 723 new active cases, India's active COVID infection tally has climbed to 4,11,076 on Thursday. The active cases constitute 1.29 per cent of the total caseload of India.

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A woman infected with the coronavirus awaits treatment.

According to the health ministry data, 41,726 patients were discharged from hospitals and health centres in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cured to 30,974,748 to date as the virus continued to infect less than 100,000 people in the last 57 days.

However, India's recovery rate currently stands at 97.37 per cent. The weekly positivity rate remains below 5 per cent and is currently at 2.37 per cent.

A cremation of a Covid victim under way. The new strain of the virus led to infections rising more than 400,000 daily.

The daily positivity rate continues to remain below 5 per cent for 56 continuous days and currently stands at 2.58 per cent.

A total of 3,755,115 coronavirus vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. With this, the total vaccination count has gone up to 489,342,295 so far, the health ministry data said that in a statement.




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