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Covid-19: India Records 7,240 New Cases, 8 Deaths

New Delhi: India records 7,240 new corona cases along with 8 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,31,97,522, while the death toll has climbed to 5,24,723, data updated at 8 am by the ministry stated.

The active cases have increased to 32,498, comprising 0.08 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.71 per cent, the health ministry said.

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A total of 7,554 new Covid cases were reported on March 1.

An increase of 3,641 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 case count in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.13 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 1.31 per cent, according to the data.

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Covid-19: India Records 7,240 New Cases, 8 Deaths
Covid-19: India Records 7,240 New Cases, 8 Deaths

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,26,40,301 , while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21 per cent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 194.59 crore.

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.

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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, 2020.

India crossed the grim milestone of two crore cases on May 4 and three crore on June 23, 2021.


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