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India logs 13,086 Covid cases, 19 deaths

India reported 13,086 Covid cases in the past 24 hours against the previous day’s 16,135 counts, Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

In the same period, 19 fatalities took the nationwide death toll to 5,25,242.

Meanwhile, the active caseload has also risen to 1,14,475 cases, accounting for 0.26 percent of total positive cases.

The recovery of 12,456 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,28,91,933. Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.53 percent.

Meanwhile, the Daily Positivity rate has also declined to 2.90 percent, while the Weekly Positivity Rate currently stands at 3.81 percent.

Also in the same period, a total of 4,51,312 tests were conducted across the country, increasing the overall tally to over 86.44 crores.

As of Tuesday morning, the Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 198.09 crores, achieved via 2,58,74,950 sessions.

Over 3.69 crore adolescents have been administered a first dose of Covid-19 jab since the beginning of the vaccination drive for this age bracket.

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