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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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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.
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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.
A total of 29,639 patients recovered in a day, taking the cumulative tally of recovered patients to 33,150,886. Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 97.93 per cent — the highest since March 2020, the Ministry data said.
The government said in a statement that the country's total caseload now stands at 31.53 million infections. The COVID-19 death toll rises to 422,662. On Tuesday, India had registered 29,689 new coronavirus cases, less than the 30,000-mark in 132 days, and 415 deaths.
A record surge of 55,079 new cases in the past 24 hours took India’s coronavirus caseload past 1.6 million, as the government decided to lift a nighttime curfew that has been in force since late March.
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