India registers 2,529 new Covid cases, 12 deaths

New Delhi: India reported 2,529 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours against 2,468 the previous day, the Union health ministry said on Thursday.

During the same period, 12 more Covid-related deaths took the national death toll to 5,28,745, according to the report.

Active cases currently stand at 32,282 cases, representing 0.07% of the total number of positive cases.

According to the data, the recovery of 3,553 patients in the last 24 hours has taken the total to 4,40,43,436. Hence, the recovery rate is 98.74 percent.

Meanwhile, the daily positivity rate is reported to be 2.07 percent, while the weekly positivity rate is also 1.38 percent.

Also, a total of 1,22,057 tests were conducted during the same period, taking the total to over Rs 89.62 crore.

As of this morning, the country’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 218.84 crores.

More than 4.10 crore adolescents have been injected with the first dose of Covid-19 since the start of the vaccination campaign for this age group.

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