India has seen 2,897 new COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths

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According to figures released today by the Union health ministry, India’s total number of coronavirus infections increased to 4,31,10,586, while active cases declined to 19,494. According to data updated at 8 a.m the number of deaths has risen to 5,24,157, with 54 fatalities.

The active cases make up 0.05 percent of all infections, whereas the national COVID-19 recovery rate is 98.74 percent, according to the report.

In a 24-hour period, the active caseload decreased by 143 cases, according to the data. The health ministry said that the daily positivity rate is 0.61 percent and the weekly positivity rate is 0.74 percent.

The total number of patients who have recovered from the sickness has risen to 4,25,66,935, with a case fatality rate of 1.22 percent.

As per the government, the total number of doses provided in the country under the COVID-19 vaccination effort has surpassed 190.67 crore.

Last year, India’s COVID-19 case count surpassed two crore cases on May 4 and three crore cases on June 23.

Kerala has 48 new fatalities, Maharashtra has two, while Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh each have one.

So far, 5,24,157 deaths have been reported across the country, with 1,47,849 deaths in Maharashtra, 69,325 in Kerala, 40,105 in Karnataka, 38,025 in Tamil Nadu, 26,183 in Delhi, 23,511 in Uttar Pradesh, and 21,203 in West Bengal.

“Our data are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the state-by-state distribution of figures is still being verified and reconciled.

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