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India reports 7,774 Covid-19 cases, active cases stand at 92,281

By Jasleen Kaur -- December 12, 2021 1:29 pm -- Updated:December 12, 2021 1:37 pm

With 7,774 persons testing positive for Covid-19 infection in a day, India’s coronavirus tally climbed to 3,46,90,510, while the number of active cases declined to 92,281, the lowest in 560 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The death toll due to Covid-19 mounted to 4,75,434 with the addition of 306 new fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

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The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been recorded below 15,000 for the last 45 days now. The number of active cases has decreased to 92,281, comprising 0.27 per cent of the total infections, the lowest in 560 days, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.36 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the Union Health Ministry said.

A decrease of 996 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 case count in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.65 per cent. It has been less than two per cent for the last 69 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.70 per cent. It has been below one per cent for the last 28 days, according to the Health Ministry.

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The cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide drive has exceeded 132.93 crore.

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-PTC News

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