Coronavirus update: India records 8,603 new Covid-19 cases, 415 deaths

Coronavirus update: India records 8,603 new Covid-19 cases, 415 deaths

Coronavirus India update: A total of 8,603 new Covid-19 cases and 415 fatalities were reported across the country in the last 24 hours, informed Union Health Ministry on Saturday.

As per an official statement from the ministry, India’s active caseload currently stands at 99,974. The active cases account for less than 1 percent of total cases and are currently at 0.29 percent, the lowest since March 2020.

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With 8,190 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries climbed to 3,40,53,856. The recovery rate is at 98.35 percent.

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The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.69 percent, which remained less than 2 percent for the last 61 days, the ministry said while giving coronavirus update about India.

The weekly positivity rate of 0.81 percent was recorded on Saturday, which also remained below 1 percent for the last 20 days. The death toll is at 4,70,530.

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According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 12,52,596 samples were tested for Covid on December 3. A total of 64,60,26,786 samples have been tested up to December 3.

Meanwhile, in the ongoing nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, 126.53 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.

-PTC News