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Covid: India adds 9,216 new cases in last 24-hour

New Delhi: India reported 9,216 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the active caseload in the country to 99,976, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.

A total of 8,612 people recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 3,40,45,666, the Ministry added. Consequently, the recovery rate stands at 98.35 per cent. The daily positivity rate stands at 0.80 per cent and has remained below two per cent for the last 60 days. 

The weekly positivity rate at 0.84 per cent has been less than one per cent for the last 19 days.

Meanwhile, more than 64.46 crore samples have been tested for the presence of the virus in the country so far.

India has administered over 125.75 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

Meanwhile, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 264.13 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.23 million and vaccination to over 8.07 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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