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Slight decline in Covid 19 cases, India logs 2,685 infections in 24 hrs

Slight decline in Covid 19 cases, India logs 2,685 infections in 24 hrs

New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, the number of Covid 19 cases that have been registered has seen a slight decline. The Union Health Ministry has stated on Saturday morning that India recorded 2,685 fresh cases compared to the 2,710 infections of the previous day.

They have also said that 33 Covid deaths were recorded in the last day bringing the total death tally to 5,24,572.

Meanwhile, the active caseload increased, reporting 16,308 cases, accounting for 0.04 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

The recovery of 2,158 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,26,09,335. Consequently, the recovery rate stands at 98.75 per cent.

Meanwhile, India's Daily Positivity rate has risen to 0.60 per cent, while the Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 0.54 per cent.

Also in the same period, a total of 4,47,637 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall to 84.93 crore.

As of Saturday morning, the Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 193.13 crore, achieved via 2,44,45,929 sessions.

Over 3.36 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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