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In last 24 hours (Friday), India has recorded 38,079 new cases of Coronavirus and 560 deaths. The active caseload has dipped marginally to 4,24,025, while the recovery rate has gone up to 97.31%. Kerala remains the top contributor, recording 13,750 new cases. More than 3.10 crore people have been infected in India since the start of the pandemic last year.
An ICMR-commissioned survey has shown that about 1 in 10 people who caught the coronavirus infection after being vaccinated required admission to hospital for treatment of the disease. Crucially, none of those admitted to hospital required ventilator or oxygen support, and none had to be put into ICU.