Covid cases in India dip further

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New Delhi: India registered 44,877 fresh Covid cases and 684 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said today.

With this, the cumulative death toll due to the Covid pandemic has reached 5,08,665.

The active cases stand at 1.26%, taking the cumulative toll to 5,37,045.

The country’s daily positivity rate is at 3.17% and the Weekly Positivity Rate stands at 4.46%.

Nearly 1,17,591 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative recoveries to 4,15,85,711, the Ministry said.

Yesterday, the country registered 50,407 new Covid cases and 804 fatalities in 24 hours.

On Friday morning, the country registered 58,077 new Covid cases in 24 hours.

A day prior to that, the country registered 67,084 new cases against 71,365 recorded in the preceding 24 hours.

The country also recorded 1,241 fatalities during the preceding 24 hours.