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India’s records less than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for first time in 715 days, Active infection count fall below 13,000

Punjab Tribune Bureau | April 04, 2022 11:30 AM

NEW DELHI: India recorded less than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time in 715 days even as the virus tally rose to 4,30, 29,044, while the active infection count fell below 13,000, according to the Union Health Minister data.

With 913 new COVID-19 cases reported in India in the last 24 hours on Monday,

Also, the number of active cases fell below the 13,000 mark after a gap of 714 days.

With 13 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the death toll from COVID-19 in the country stands at 5,21,358.

According to the ministry, the active caseload stands at 12,597 which accounts for 0.03 per cent of the country’s total positive cases. The daily positivity rate stands at 0.29 per cent.

Meanwhile, 1,316 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,24,95,089, stated the ministry.

As many as 79.10 crore COVID tests have been conducted in the country so far, including 3,14,823 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, as per the ministry.

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