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Covid-19: India records 10,584 new infections, 78 deaths in 24 hours

As many as 13,255 discharges following COVID-19 treatment were recorded during this period, which pushed the total recoveries to 1,07,12,655

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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A health worker shows COVID 19 vaccine Covaxin at R. G. Kar Medical College and hospital during COVID 19 vaccine run, in Kolkata on Wednesday.

India's totaltally of COVID-19 cases surgedto 1,10,16,434with 10,584new infections being reported in a day,whilethe recoveries have crossed1.07 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

Thedeath toll increased to1,56,463with 78 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Thenumber of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,12,665 which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of97.24 per cent and thecasefatality rate stands at 1.42per cent.

Theactive infections in the country have reduced to1,47,306whichcomprises1.34per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7,30 lakhonAugust 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and50 lakh onSeptember 16.It went past60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh onOctober 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29,90 lakh onNovember 20 andsurpassed theone-crore mark on December 19.

According to the ICMR,21,22,30,431 samples have been tested up toFebruary 22with6,78,685 samples being tested on Monday.

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First Published: Tue, February 23 2021. 10:45 IST
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