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2,841 new Covid cases and 9 deaths logged in the country

2,841 new Covid cases and 9 deaths logged in the country

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Friday said that there was a marginal rise in the number of Covid cases in the country. 2,841 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours which was a little more than the 2,827 infections reported yesterday.

At the same time, 9 new fatalities were also reported bringing the cumulative death toll to 5,24,190.

The active caseload of the country has also marginally declined to 18,604 cases, accounting for 0.04 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

The recovery of 3,295 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,25,73,460 Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.74 per cent.

India's daily positivity rate also reported a slight decline at 0.58 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate currently stood at 0.69 per cent.

Also in the same period, a total of 4,86,628 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall to 84.29 crore.

As of Friday morning, India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 190.99 crore, achieved via 2,38,51,277 sessions.

Over 3.12 crore adolescents have been administered with a first dose of Covid-19 jab since the beginning of vaccination drive for this age bracket.

With inputs from IANS.

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