Covid in India: 1,086 new cases, 71 deaths

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New Delhi: India registered 1,086 fresh Covid cases and 71 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 5,21,487.

The country’s active caseload has declined to 11,871, constituting 0.03% of the total positive cases.

Nearly 1,280 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative recoveries to 4,24,96,369, it said.

The country’s daily positivity rate now stands at 0.23% and weekly positivity rate at 0.22%.

Yesterday, the country registered 795 fresh Covid cases and 58 fatalities in 24 hours.

A day prior to that, the country registered 913 fresh Covid cases which were the lowest in 715 days and 13 fatalities in 24 hours.