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India reports 1,150 new cases of COVID-19

A person in Gujarat has been infected with Coronavirus variant XE. One case of XM variant has also been detected in the state, they added.

India today reported 1,150 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of coronavirus infections to 4,30,34,217. According to the Union Health Ministry data, the active cases dipped to 11,492.

This is for the fourth straight day when the country logged more than 1,000 fresh Covid-19 cases. On Wednesday and Thursday, there were 1,086 and 1,033 fresh infections respectively. India reported 1,109 new cases on Friday.

The number of deaths climbed to 5,21,656 with 83 fresh fatalities, showed the data updated this morning.

The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said.

Fourteen lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, of which 6.42 lakh doses were given to children between 12-14 age group. Over 1.40 lakh booster vaccine doses were also administered in the last 24 hours.

The Covid booster dose will now be available to the 18+ population starting from Sunday amid the fear of the new ‘XE variant’. Till now, the precautionary third dose was limited to frontline workers and people over the age of 60. 185.55 crore vaccine doses have been given so far since the beginning of the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

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