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India adds 30,941 new coronavirus cases, daily positivity rate below 3 per cent

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India reported on Tuesday 30,941 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the cumulative tally to 3,27,68,880, the health ministry said in a statement, noting that the country's total COVID-19 cases reach 32.77 million.


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Deaths rose by 350, taking the toll to 438,560, the ministry added.

Out of the total fresh COVID infections reported on Tuesday, 19,622 were reported from Kerala — the highest among the states.

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In the last 24 hours, a total of 36,275 COVID patients were discharged .

The daily positivity rate remains below 3 per cent and stands at 2.22 per cent.

In the same span of time, India reported 350 deaths due to COVID, taking the total fatalities so far to 4,38,560, according to the Union Health Ministry's report.

In the last 24 hours, active cases in India have declined by 5,684 to stand at 3,70,640. The active caseload accounts for 1.13 per cent of the total cases, the health ministry's data shows.

Also, in the last 24 hours, a total of 36,275 COVID patients were discharged, pushing the overall recoveries to 3,19,59,680. India's recovery rate from COVID infection stands at 97.53 per cent.

According to the data shared by the Health Ministry, a total of 13,94,673 COVID samples were tested in the last 24 hours, taking cumulative tests to 52,15,41,098 till Tuesday morning.

Meanwhile, 59,62,286 doses of COVID vaccines were administered in India, taking the total doses of vaccination to 64,05,28,644.

 

 

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