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In last 24 hours (Thursday), India has recorded 35,342 fresh cases of Coronavirus and 483 deaths. With this, nation’s tally rises to 3.12 crore (3,12,93,062), while its death toll has increased to over 4.19 lakh (4,19,470).
According to the Union Health Ministry’s latest update, the country has a total of about 4.05 lakh active cases at present. Around 1.29 lakh of these were in Kerala while Maharashtra had over 94,000. While the daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.12 per cent, the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.36 per cent, the ministry’s data updated at 8 am showed.
About 54.76 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of jabs administered as part of India’s nationwide vaccination drive to 42.34 crore.
Also, 16,68,561 tests to detect the infection were carried out on Thursday, taking the total number of such tests conducted so far in the country to 45,29,39,545.