Covid update: India registers 9,923 new cases, 17 deaths

at 1:37 pm
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New Delhi: India registered 9,923 fresh Covid cases and 17 fatalities in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry said this morning.

The active caseload stood at 79,313, constituting 0.18% of the total Covid cases.

With 17 more fatalities, the total death toll due to the pandemic since 2020 rose to 5,24,890.

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The recovery rate is currently at 98.61%, with 7,293 patients being recovered in the last 24 hours.

With this the cumulative recoveries across the country have reached 4,27,15,193, it said.

The country’s daily positivity rate stands at 2.55% and the weekly positivity rate is at 2.67%.

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Nearly 85.85 cr total tests have been conducted across the country so far.

Yesterday, the country registered 12,781 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours.