Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Records 1,685 New Cases, 83 Deaths In 24 Hours

Coronavirus: India reported 1,685 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours. In the same period, 83 deaths were recorded, said the Union health ministry on Friday morning. While the country’s recovery rate is currently at 98.75%, the active caseload stands at 21,530. Stay with TOI for the latest updates.

New Delhi: 

India on Friday reported 1,685 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the COVID-19 tally to 4,30,16,372. According to Union health ministry data, the active cases declined further to 21,530 today.

The active cases comprise 0.05 percent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 percent, it showed.

A reduction of 2,531 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.29 percent, while the weekly positivity rate stood at 0.35 percent, the ministry said.

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Two years on, with the country’s active caseload falling to 22,427 cases and 182.23 crore cumulative vaccine doses administered (as of March 24, 2022), the MHA has asked states to “appropriately” discontinue the guidelines on containment of Covid-19.

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However, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare advisories on COVID-19, including the use of face masks and hand hygiene, will continue to guide the overall national response to the pandemic.





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