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India’s daily Covid tally jumps, 43,654 new cases amid fear of 3rd wave

By Saima Siddiqui 
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India’s daily Covid tally jumps, 43,654 new cases amid fear of 3rd wave

New Delhi: The sudden surge in India’s Covid daily tally is shocking as the country reported 43,654 fresh cases today, after four months of low infection rate, instigating a reign of terror once again in the form of third wave of Coronavirus. The country reported 640 deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry.

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India recorded 43,654 new coronavirus cases as compared to yesterday’s 29,689 daily new cases which is 47 per cent higher than yesterday when fresh cases dipped below 30,000 for the first time in nearly four months. The positivity rate stands at 2.51 per cent. 640 deaths take India’s tally to 4.22 lakh.

As per the Ministry, the active caseload of India is 3,99,436, and the daily positivity rate is 2.51 per cent.

Meanwhile, 41,678 recoveries were also reported in the last 24 hours. With this, the cumulative recoveries are now 3,06,63,147 with a 97.39 per cent recovery rate.

Total fatalities due to Coronavirus complexities recorded in India are 4,22,022.

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The ministry also informed that 44,61,56,659 COVID vaccine doses have been administered under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive so far, and 46.09 crore COVID tests have also been conducted.

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