At 89, lowest daily covid cases recorded in India since March 2020 : The Tribune India

At 89, lowest daily covid cases recorded in India since March 2020

Only 2,035 active cases in the country now

At 89, lowest daily covid cases recorded in India since March 2020

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New Delhi, January 17

India recorded 89 new coronavirus infections, the lowest since March 27, 2020, while the active cases declined to 2,035, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The covid case tally stood at 4.46 crore.

The death toll stands at 5,30,726, the data updated at 8am stated.

The daily positivity was recorded at 0.05 per cent while the weekly positivity was pegged at 0.09 per cent.

The active cases now comprise 0.01 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate increased to 98.8 per cent, the ministry said. 

A decrease of 84 cases has been recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,48,472, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent. 

According to the ministry's website, 220.17 crore doses of covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. 

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