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India’s total number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 4,404,509, according to data published on Tuesday by the Union Health Ministry, with 13,734 new coronavirus infections registered on a single day.

The figures updated at 8 am showed that the death toll had increased to 5,26,430 with 27 more fatalities.

The number of open cases has decreased to 1,39,792. According to the government, they make up 0.32 percent of all infections, and the national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.49 percent.

In the past 24 hours, there has been a 4,197 case drop in the active COVID-19 caseload.

According to the health ministry, the weekly positive rate was 4.79 percent and the daily positivity rate was 3.34 percent.

4,338,787 people have recovered from the illness, while the case mortality rate has been reported at 1.20 percent.

The government reports that the country has already received 204.6 million doses of the COVID vaccine as part of the ongoing statewide COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

The number of participants in India’s COVID-19 had surpassed 20 lakh on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.  On September 28, it crossed the 60 lakh mark; on October 11, the 70 lakh threshold; on October 29, the 80 lakh threshold; on November 20, the 90 lakh threshold; and on December 19, the 1 crore level.

The country reached the sad two and three crore milestones last year on May 4 and June 23, respectively. It passed the four-crore mark on January 25 of this year.

27 further fatalities have occurred, including six in West Bengal, three in Himachal Pradesh, two each in Delhi, Goa, Karnataka, and Punjab, one in Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Pondicherry, and Uttarakhand.


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