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India reports 625 fresh Covid-19 cases with zero deaths in 24 hours for the first time since March 2020

For the first time since March 2020, India reported zero Covid deaths within 24 hours with 625 active cases.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: According to Union health ministry data, India on Tuesday saw a single-day rise of 625 fresh COVID-19 cases, the lowest since April 9, 2020, while no death was reported in a span of 24 hours in first such instance since March 2020.

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According to data, The country’s infection tally has climbed to 4,46,62,141, while the active cases have declined to 14,021, the ministry data updated at 8 am stated. The death toll has remained at 5,30,509.

On April 9, 2020, a total of 540 new cases were reported in a day.

No deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours in the first such instance since March 2020.

A 76-year-old man from Kalaburagi in Karnataka was the first victim of coronavirus in India.

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The active cases comprises 0.03 per cent of the total cases, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.78 per cent, according to the health ministry website.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,17,611, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.

According to the ministry’s website, 219.74 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.

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