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India reports over 2.09 lakh Covid cases, 959 fatalities

Active COVID 19 cases

New Delhi, January 31: With 2,09,918 people testing positive for the coronavirus infection in a day, India’s total tally of cases increased to over 4.13 crore, according to Union health ministry data updated on Monday.
The death toll has climbed to 4,95,050 with 959 fatalities reported in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
The active cases decreased by 53,669 to reach 18,31,268 and comprise 4.43% of the total infections, while the country’s recovery rate stands at 94.37%, the ministry said.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 15.77%, while the weekly positivity rate was 15.75%, it said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease increased to 3,89,76,122, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.20%, the ministry said
After the Sunday update, the total number of infections stands at 4,13,02,440, it said.
Meanwhile, the cumulative number of anti-Covid vaccine doses administered in the country so far has crossed 166.03 crore.
India surpassed the one-crore mark in the number of cases on December 19, 2020, and two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23 last year. (PTI)