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India records 11,499 fresh COVID-19 cases, 255 deaths in the last 24 hours

New Delhi: India on Saturday reported 11,499 fresh COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Active cases stand at 1,21,881 which account for 0.28 percent of the total cases. The daily positivity rate stood at 1.01 percent while the weekly positivity rate is 1.36 percent. The ministry informed that 23,598 fresh recoveries from Coronavirus were logged in the last 24 hours thereby increasing the total recoveries to 4,22,70,482 in India. The recovery rate is currently at 98.52 percent.
In the country, 255 people lost their lives to the virus during the last 24 hours. The death toll due to COVID-19 currently stands at 5,13,481.
Further, the Union Ministry informed that 11,36,133 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours and so far 76.57 crore tests have been conducted.
Under the nationwide vaccination drive, about 1,77,17,68,379 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far. (ANI)

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