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Active COVID-19 cases in country lowest in 532 days

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New Delhi, November 21: India logged 10,488 new coronavirus infections taking the country’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,10,413, while the active cases declined to 1,22,714, the lowest in 532 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The death toll climbed to 4,65,662 with 313 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 44 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 147 consecutive days now.
The active cases comprise 0.36 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.30%, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.
A decrease of 2,154 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.98%. It has been less than two per cent for the last 48 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.94%. It has been below 2% for the last 58 days, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,39,22,037, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.35%. (PTI)