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India logs 1,890 new Covid cases; highest in 149 days

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New Delhi, March 26: India logged 1,890 new coronavirus cases, the highest in 149 days, while the active cases increased to 9,433, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.
The country had recorded 2,208 cases in a single day on October 28 last year.
The death toll has increased to 5,30,831 with seven deaths. While two deaths each were reported by Maharashtra and Gujarat in a span of 24 hours, three were reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The daily positivity was recorded at 1.56% while the weekly positivity was pegged at 1.29%.
The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.47 crore (4,47,04,147)
The active cases now comprises 0.02% of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.79%, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,63,883, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19%.
According to the ministry’s website, 220.65 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. (PTI)

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