India on Saturday conducted 958,125 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 174,899,783. The test positivity rate recorded was 1.9%
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India on Sunday reported a net reduction of 2,963 to bring its count of active coronavirus cases down to 247,220, the lowest since July 5 and 75.71 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. With a continuous trend of daily reductions, India’s share of global active coronavirus cases is down at 1.07 per cent (one in 96). The country added 18,177 cases to take its total caseload to 10,323,965. And, with 217 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 149,435, or 1.45 per cent of total confirmed infections.
The count of recovered coronavirus cases across India now stands at 9,927,310 – or 96.16 per cent of total caseload – with 20,923 new cured cases being reported on Sunday.
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First Published: Sun, January 03 2021. 19:19 IST