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Covid 19 on the rise: 2,124 new cases reported

Covid 19 on the rise: 2,124 new cases reported

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry in a statement on Wednesday said that in the last 24 hours, 2,124 Covid 19 cases were reported. This is an increase of 449 cases when compared to last day's 1,675 reports.

The nationwide death toll was reported at 5,24,507, when 17 Covid 19 death were reported in the last 24 hours itself.

The active caseload stands at 14,971 cases, accounting for 0.03 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

The recovery of 1,977 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,26,02,714. Consequently, the recovery rate stands at 98.75 per cent.

Meanwhile, India's Daily Positivity rate has slightly risen to 0.46 per cent, while the Weekly Positivity Rate currently stands at 0.49 per cent.

Also in the same period, a total of 4,58,924 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall to 84.79 crore.

As of Wednesday morning, India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 192.67 crore, achieved via 2,43,14,249 sessions.

Over 3.31 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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