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India reports 5,379 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

By Shefali Kohli -- September 07, 2022 12:04 pm -- Updated:September 07, 2022 12:04 pm

New Delhi [India], September 7: As per the data by Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on Wednesday reported a slight rise in Covid-19 cases.

On Wednesday, India reported 5,379 cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours while 4,417 cases were recorded a day before, i.e. on Tuesday.

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Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours the country also saw 7,094 recoveries which took a total number of recoveries from the infection to 4,38,93,590.

The recovery rate is 98.7 per cent.

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According to the ministry, 88.80 crore total tests have been conducted so far with 3,21,917 in the last 24 hours

Currently, India's active caseload stands at 50,594 at the rate of 0.11 per cent.

The daily positivity rate from Covid-19 infection stood at 1.67 per cent, while its Weekly Positivity Rate stood at 2.0 per cent.

Union Government  is committed to accelerate the spread of Covid infections. The nationwide Covid-19 vaccination started on January 16, 2021. The new phase of universalization of Covid-19 vaccination commenced on June 21, 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through the availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

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As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them with Covid Vaccines free of cost.

So far, under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, 213.91 crore total vaccine doses (94.40 cr Second Dose and 17.16 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered, of which 18,81,319 doses were jabbed in the last 24 hours alone.

-PTC News

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