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In India, 12,885 new COVID-19 infections are reported, with 461 deaths; active cases at their lowest in 253 days.

The national COVID-19 recovery rate has risen to 98.23%, the highest since March 2020

In India, 12,885 new COVID-19 infections are reported, with 461 deaths; active cases at their lowest in 253 days.
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According to data released by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday, India recorded a single-day increase of 12,885 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total infection count to 3,43,21,025, while the number of active cases fell to 1,48,579, the lowest in 253 days.

According to figures updated at 8 a.m., the death toll from the sickness has risen to 4,59,652, with 461 daily fatalities. For the past 27 days, the daily increase in new coronavirus infections has fallen below 20,000, and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 130 days.

The number of active cases has dropped to 1,48,579, accounting for 0.43 percent of all infections, the lowest since March 2020, according to the health ministry, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has risen to 98.23%, the highest since March 2020.

According to the data, the active COVID-19 caseload has decreased by 2,630 cases in the last 24 hours.

The daily positive rate was 1.21 percent on average. For the past 31 days, it has been less than 2%. The optimism rate for the week was 1.17 percent. According to the ministry, this percentage has been below 2% for 41 days.

The number of persons who have recovered from the disease has increased to 3,37,12,794, with a 1.34 percent case fatality rate. So far, more than 107.63 crore vaccine doses have been provided throughout the country as part of the statewide COVID-19 vaccination effort.

On August 7, 2020, India's COVID-19 infection count reached 20 lakh, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and one crore on December 19.

On May 4, India passed the two-crore-case mark, and on June 23, it passed the three-crore-case mark.

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