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India reports 573 Covid-19 deaths in a day

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Published: 12:45, 27 January 2022   Update: 12:48, 27 January 2022
India reports 573 Covid-19 deaths in a day

The death toll from coronavirus (Covid-19) in India has climbed to 4,91,700 with 573 fresh fatalities in a day, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday (January 27).

With 2,86,384 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s total tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 4,03,71,500, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases have decreased to 22,02,472 and comprise 5.46 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.33 per cent, the ministry said.

A reduction of 20,546 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 19.59 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 17.75 per cent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,76,77,328 and the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22 per cent. 

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 163.84 crore.

A total of 4,91,700 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 1,42,316 from Maharashtra, 52,281 from Kerala, 38,705 from Karnataka, 37,359 from Tamil Nadu, 25,710 from Delhi, 23,106 from Uttar Pradesh and 20,445 from West Bengal._Agencies