At 1.52 Lakhs, Daily Covid Count In India Lowest In 50 days

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India has registered the lowest daily new coronavirus infections in 50 days with 1,52,734 cases, taking the tally to 2,80,47,534 on Monday.

The active caseload declined to 20,26,092, the Health Ministry said.

The death toll climbed to 3,29,100 with 3,128 more fatalities, according to the ministry data.

The daily test positivity rate was recorded at 9.07 per cent, less than 10 per cent for the seventh consecutive day.

The weekly positivity rate has declined to 9.04 per cent, the ministry said.

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As many as 16,83,135 samples were tested on Sunday, taking the total tests to 34,48,66,883, it said.

The active cases have reduced to 20,26,092, comprising 7.22 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has improved to 91.60 per cent.

The number of people who have recovered from the disease in India surged to 2,56,92,342, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.17 per cent, the ministry added.

Meanwhile, the overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 170.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.53 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Monday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 170,174,444 and 3,537,835, respectively.

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