Coronavirus update: India logs 9,419 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hrs

By Rajan Nath -- December 09, 2021 10:45 am -- Updated:December 09, 2021 10:58 am

Coronavirus India update: India reported 9,419 new Covid-19 cases and 159 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Thursday.

According to the ministry, India's active caseload currently stands at 94,742. "Active cases account for less than one percent of total cases, currently at 0.27 percent; lowest since March 2020," said the ministry.

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As many as 4,74,111 people have succumbed to the infection so far.

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With 8,251 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the recovery tally of the country has gone up to 3,40,97,388. The recovery rate is currently at 98.36 percent, which is the highest since March 2020.

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"Daily positivity rate (0.73 percent) is less than two percent for last 66 days. Weekly positivity rate (0.74 percent) is less than one percent for last 25 days," MoHFW informed while giving coronavirus update about India.

Meanwhile, 65,19,50,127 samples have been tested for the presence of the virus so far which include 12,89,983 samples tested on Wednesday.

Over 130.39 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

-PTC News

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