Active COVID cases in country rise to 35,199

Active COVID cases in country rise to 35,199

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India logged 5,880 new coronavirus cases, while the active Covid cases have increased to 35,199, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday (April 10).

The death toll has increased to 5,30,979 with 14 deaths. While four deaths each were reported from Delhi and Himachal Pradesh, one each was reported from Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan, and two by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

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The daily positivity rate was recorded at 6.91 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was pegged at 3.67 per cent.

The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.47 crore (4,47,62,496). The active cases now comprise 0.08 per cent of the total infections and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.73 per cent, the ministry said.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,96,318, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.

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According to the ministry’s website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nation-wide vaccination drive.

(With inputs from agencies)

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