Covid-19: India reports 2151 fresh cases in 24 hours; highest in 5 months

India reported as many as 2,151 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which is the highest in 152 days. India’s coronavirus cases breached the 2000-mark again after 152 days since October last year as the country reported 2,151 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the tally of active coronavirus cases to 11,903, according to Union health ministry data. Covid-19: India reports 2151 fresh cases in 24 hours; highest in 5 months.

The country recorded 2,208 cases in a single day on October 28 last year. The daily positivity rate stands at 1.51 per cent. The COVID-19 death toll has increased to 5,30,848 with seven latest fatalities, three reported by Maharashtra, one by Karnataka and three reconciled by Kerala.

According to the data updated at 8 am, the daily positivity was recorded at 1.51 per cent, while the weekly positivity was pegged at 1.53 per cent. The total tally of Covid cases was recorded at 4.47 crore. The active cases now comprises 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.78 per cent, according to the ministry website.

The case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent. According to the ministry’s website, 220.65 crores doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.

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