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Number of corona patients increased again in the country, 18,987 new cases came in last 24 hours

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New Delhi: After 18,987 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in India in a day, the number of infected in the country increased to 3,40,20,730 on Thursday. At the same time, the national rate of recovery of patients has increased to 98.07 percent.

According to the updated data released by the Union Health Ministry at 8 am on Thursday, the death toll rose to 4,51,435 after 246 more deaths due to infection.

For 20 consecutive days in the country, the daily cases of Kovid-19 are less than 30 thousand and for 109 days less than 50 thousand new daily cases are being reported. The number of patients under treatment in the country has also come down to 2,06,586, which is 0.61 percent of the total cases. In the last 24 hours, there was a total decrease of 1067 in the number of patients under treatment.

According to the data, a total of 58,76,64,525 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the country so far, out of which 13,01,083 samples were tested on Wednesday. So far, a total of 3,33,62,709 people have become infection free, while the death rate from the global pandemic is 1.33 percent. The daily infection rate is 1.46 percent and the weekly infection rate is 1.44 percent. So far, more than 96.82 crore doses of anti-Covid-19 vaccines have been given under the nationwide vaccination campaign.

Last year on August 7 the number of infected in the country had exceeded 20 lakhs, on August 23, 30 lakhs and on September 5, more than 40 lakhs. At the same time, the total cases of infection had crossed 50 lakh on 16 September, 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, 80 lakh on 29 October and 90 lakh on 20 November. In the country on December 19, these cases had crossed one crore, on May 4 this year it had crossed two crore and on June 23, it had crossed three crore.

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