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India Records 3,167 New Covid Cases, 5% Lower Than Previous Day

A total of 189.23 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far while 83.82 crore tests have been conducted.

New Delhi: India reported 3,157 new Covid-19 cases, 40 deaths and 2,723 recoveries made in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate stood at 1.07% while the weekly positivity rate stood at 0.70%.

A total of 189.23 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far while 83.82 crore tests have been conducted.

Delhi reported 1,485 fresh COVID-19 cases and zero fatality due to the viral disease on Sunday, while the positivity rate was recorded at 4.89 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department. The new cases pushed the coronavirus infection tally in the national capital to 18,84,560, while the death toll stood at 26,175.

Mumbai on Sunday reported 92 COVID-19 cases, taking its infection tally to 10,59,914, while the death toll remained unchanged at 19,563, said a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official. Till now, 10,39,723 patients have been discharged post recovery, including 73 during the day, leaving the megapolis with 628 active cases, he added.

Karnataka on Sunday logged 104 fresh coronavirus cases and one death, taking the total infection count and toll to 39.47 lakh and 40,060 respectively. Of the total infections, Bengaluru urban district saw 93 while Vijayapura reported three cases, two each in Dakshina Kannada and Bengaluru Rural, and one each in Bidar, Tumakuru, Udupi and Uttara Kannada.

Tamil Nadu on Sunday added 47 fresh COVID-19 cases, including six returnees from New Delhi and the US to the aggregate, which touched 34,53,979. Chennai accounted for the majority of new cases with 25. Chengalpet recorded four, Coimbatore, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Tiruchirappalli, Vellore logged two cases each and Kanyakumari, Ranipet, Salem, clocked one each.

Telangana on Sunday recorded 32 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases in the State to 7,92,044 so far, a bulletin said. No new deaths due to the infection were reported and the total coronavirus fatalities stood at 4,111, it said.

Punjab’s COVID-19 tally increased to 7,59,615 on Sunday as 21 more people tested positive for the viral disease, according to a medical bulletin. The death toll remained unchanged at 17,748.

With PTI Inputs.

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