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Positivity rate rises for second consecutive day to 6.7%, total active cases continue to decline

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New Delhi: The positivity rate increased for the second consecutive day to 6.5 per cent today. The number of new Covid-19 cases also saw a rise in the last 24 hours while the number of tests conducted decreased slightly. The total active cases, however, continued to decline.

This comes just two days after the positivity rate saw a three-month low of 5.6 per cent, earlier this week.

Active cases 

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The number of active cases in India has remained below the 10-lakh mark for two weeks now, and has continued to decrease. The total number of active cases today is 9,02,425, which is 5,458 less than Wednesday. However, the rate at which active cases are reducing appears to have slowed down over the past two days.

Number of deaths 

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In the last 24 hours, India has registered 971 Covid deaths. The total number of reported deaths in India now stands at 1,05,526.

Mortality rate

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Punjab continues to report the highest case fatality rate (CFR) in the country at 3.07. Maharashtra and Gujarat are also reporting high CFR — 2.64 and 2.41, respectively. Meanwhile, Kerala, the state that has the third-highest number of active cases, has a very low CFR of 0.36. India’s overall CFR is 1.54.

Daily tests

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A total of 11,94,321 tests were conducted in the 1,101 government and 768 private labs across the country, in the past 24 hours. This is 5,536 less tests than those conducted yesterday. The total number of tests conducted till date is 8,34,65,975.

Positivity rate

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The positivity rate increased to 6.5 per cent in the last 24 hours. It was 6 per cent Wednesday and this is the second consecutive day it has increased.

Recovered cases

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A total of 83,011 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours, which brings the recovery rate to about 85.25 per cent — a slight increase from 85.02 per cent Wednesday. As many as 58,27,704 patients have recovered from the infection in India over the course of the pandemic, which is the highest number of recoveries in the world.

Total cases

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So far, India has registered a total of 68,35,655 Covid cases. A total of 78,524 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country, which is 6,475 more cases than yesterday.

High-burden states

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In Maharashtra, total number of Covid cases stands at 14,80,489, with 14,578 new cases added in the last 24 hours. The state has seen 39,072 deaths from Covid-19 so far and 355 deaths occurred in the last 24 hours. The state has the highest number of active cases — 2,44,976.

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Karnataka, the state with the second highest burden of active cases, registered 10,947 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 6,68,652. Of these, 1,16,172 are active cases. As many as 113 people have died from Covid in the state in the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll in the state to 9,574.

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Tamil Nadu has a total of 45,135 active Covid cases, with 5,447 new cases and 67 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours. The number of confirmed cases in Tamil Nadu, so far, is 6,35,855 and 9,984 people have died in the state.

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Andhra Pradesh reported 5,120 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 7,34,427. With 34 Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, the state’s death toll now stands at 6,086.

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Uttar Pradesh reported 3,389 new cases and 47 deaths in the last 24 hours. The state currently has 43,154 active cases, while the total number of confirmed cases from the state stands at 4,24,326. The state’s death toll is 6,200.

Tests and positive cases

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Maharashtra’s positivity rate increased to about 18 per cent today. This is concerning since the state has the highest number of active cases, and a positivity rate of more than 10 per cent indicates that the state is not conducting enough tests.

Uttar Pradesh conducted over 1.63 lakh tests and reported 3,561 positive cases. Its test positivity rate is just over 2 per cent.

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