Covid-19: 8,582 New Cases Reported in India

Covid-19: 8,582 New Cases Reported in India

New Delhi: India records 8,582 new Covid-19 cases along with 4 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

As the infections surge, the active COVID caseload in the country stands at 44,513, constituting of 0.06 per cent of India’s total positive cases.

The daily positivity rate has been recorded at 2.71 per cent with 3,16,179 COVID-19 tests being conducted in the last 24 hours. The weekly positivity rate was also reported at 2.02 per cent. 4,435 patients have recovered from COVID infection in the last 24 hours.

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The ministry also informed that 3,16,179 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. So far, 195.07 cr vaccine doses have been administered across India under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

Covid-19: 8,582 New Cases Reported in India
Covid-19: 8,582 New Cases Reported in India

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

The country crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23 last year.

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Earlier on Saturday, a total of 8,329 new Coronavirus cases were reported in a span of 24 hours, while the death toll due to the disease has climbed to 5,24,757.


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